A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 140 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (87 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.427 West, latitude 19.6693 North, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 02:02:32 / November 2, 2016 @ 2:02 am. Event id: pr16307002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16307002. The temblor was reported at 22:02:32 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 140 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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