A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 144 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (89 miles). The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:18:20 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 16:18:20 / July 22, 2017 @ 4:18 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2017203003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017203003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.5193 West, latitude 19.7183 North, depth = 49 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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