A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 176 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (109 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:58:43 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017190006, us100098fe. Unique identifier: pr2017190006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 21:58:43 / July 9, 2017 @ 9:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 46 km, -64.268° West, 19.903° North.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-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: 176 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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