A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017157000. Unique identifier: pr2017157000. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:59:34 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 96 km, -64.7211° West, 18.2756° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 00:59:34 / June 6, 2017 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Saint Croix (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 19 km SW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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