A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 186 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (116 miles). Unique identifier: us20009zpl. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17203050, us20009zpl. Exact location of earthquake, -65.0436° West, 20.0547° North, depth 14.86 km. The temblor was reported at 05:41:04 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.86 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 09:41:04 / July 22, 2017 @ 9:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 186 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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