A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km ENE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 06:18:47 / November 3, 2016 @ 6:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -63.8516° West, 18.8129° North, depth 22 km. Unique identifier: pr16308001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16308001. The temblor was picked up at 02:18:47 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km ENE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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