A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:41:34 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018082016. Id of event: pr2018082016. Global time and date of event 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 19:41:34 / March 23, 2018 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -64.846 West, latitude 19.2161 North, depth = 57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 91 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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