A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2017167002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017167002. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 07:47:50 / June 16, 2017 @ 7:47 am. The temblor was reported at 03:47:50 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4645° West, 18.9023° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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