A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 06:06:42 / May 26, 2017 @ 6:06 am. The temblor was reported at 02:06:42 / 2:06 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017146003. Id of event: pr2017146003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8656 West, latitude 19.194 North, depth = 41 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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