A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -64.7038° West, 19.2271° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017208003. Unique identifier: pr2017208003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 03:40:55 / July 27, 2017 @ 3:40 am. The temblor was reported at 23:40:55 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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