A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (81 miles) on Friday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:12:09 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 14:12:09 / November 18, 2016 @ 2:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.4513 West, latitude 19.5925 North, depth = 77 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16323020. Id of event: pr16323020.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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