A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020065012. Id of event: pr2020065012. Global time and date of event 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 09:18:38 / March 5, 2020 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6651 West, latitude 19.2871 North, depth = 59 km. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:18:38 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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