A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 88 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:52:52 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -64.8283° West, 19.1908° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 13:52:52 / May 10, 2017 @ 1:52 pm. Unique identifier: pr2017130017. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017130017. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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