A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78 km (48 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019074006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019074006. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6213 West, latitude 19.2511 North, depth = 78 km. The temblor was reported at 00:39:18 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 04:39:18 / March 15, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 92 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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