A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 113 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:06:38 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 01:06:38 / March 8, 2018 @ 1:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 43 km, -64.9605° West, 19.3848° North. Event id: pr2018067001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018067001.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 113 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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