A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 127 km NNW of The Valley, Anguilla (79 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 08:20:58 / January 13, 2019 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93 km (58 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019013007. Event ids that are associated: pr2019013007. Exact location of earthquake, -63.623° West, 19.2331° North, depth 93 km. The temblor was detected at 04:20:58 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 127 km NNW of The Valley, Anguilla.
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