A minor earthquake magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017189010. Id of event: pr2017189010. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). The 3.59-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:30:41 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 14:30:41 / July 8, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.519° West, 19.2695° North, depth 39 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 94 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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