A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:35:06 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 11:35:06 / June 28, 2017 @ 11:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2017179006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017179006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5708 West, latitude 19.1936 North, depth = 65 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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