A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:40:34 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -63.9061° West, latitude 18.1107° North, depth = 96 km. Global time and date of event 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 16:40:34 / November 9, 2016 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). Unique identifier: pr16314001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16314001.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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