A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 127 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (79 miles). Event id: pr2017166005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017166005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 12:00:12 / June 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8898° West, 19.5373° North, depth 59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:00:12 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 127 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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