A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (70 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 07:06:41 / October 26, 2019 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019299012. Id of event: pr2019299012. The temblor was picked up at 03:06:41 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.6243° West, latitude 19.4358° North, depth = 40 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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