A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 118 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (73 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 96 km, -64.217° West, 19.4188° North. The temblor was detected at 04:01:30 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 08:01:30 / November 18, 2016 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr16323016. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16323016.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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