A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 00:07:30 / March 8, 2018 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:07:30 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8428 West, latitude 19.158 North, depth = 46 km. Event id: pr2018067000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018067000.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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