A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 133 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (83 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 00:21:01 / November 18, 2016 @ 12:21 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ogtab1. Id of event: at00ogtab1. A tsunami warning has been issued near Road Town in British Virgin Islands (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:21:01 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 31 km, -64.387° West, 19.604° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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