A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 106 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 04:43:19 / June 22, 2017 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8121 West, latitude 19.3596 North, depth = 64 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:43:19 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017173003. Id of event: pr2017173003.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 106 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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