A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 124 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (77 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4083 West, latitude 19.525 North, depth = 82 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 02:13:37 / July 28, 2017 @ 2:13 am. The temblor was reported at 22:13:37 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017209001. Unique identifier: pr2017209001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82 km (51 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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