A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 207 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (129 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.977° West, latitude 20.257° North, depth = 20 km. Id of earthquake: pt17203050. Event ids that are associated: pt17203050. The temblor was picked up at 05:41:04 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 09:41:04 / July 22, 2017 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 207 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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