A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 109 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017341001. Id of event: pr2017341001. The temblor was reported at 22:17:49 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 02:17:49 / December 7, 2017 @ 2:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, -64.9345° West, 19.3608° North, depth 71 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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