A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (80 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -64.4951 West, latitude 19.5711 North, depth = 79 km. Global time and date of event 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 20:15:05 / March 17, 2019 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:15:05 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019076015. Unique identifier: pr2019076015.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 128 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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