A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 146 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (91 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 20:51:11 / August 19, 2017 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:51:11 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017231007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017231007. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1106 West, latitude 19.6533 North, depth = 24 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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