A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 101 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (63 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:25:27 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 72 km, -64.612° West, 19.3321° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 11:25:27 / March 24, 2019 @ 11:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019083011. Event ids that are associated: pr2019083011.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 101 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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