A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (68 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us100079r0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ogtab1, us100079r0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Road Town in British Virgin Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 00:21:04 / November 18, 2016 @ 12:21 am. The temblor was reported at 20:21:04 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4451 West, latitude 19.3889 North, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 109 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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