A light earthquake magnitude 4.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 79 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (49 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64 km, -64.7245° West, 19.2705° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 00:18:02 / July 23, 2017 @ 12:18 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:18:02 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2017204000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17204050, pr2017204000, us20009zvz. 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 five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 79 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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