A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Blowing Point Village in Anguilla. Exact location of event, depth 82 km, -63.9495° West, 18.1855° North. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:00:58 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2021029002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021029002. The epicenter was at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 03:00:58 / January 29, 2021 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 90 km W of Blowing Point Village, Anguilla.
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