A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 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 18:16:02 / November 18, 2016 @ 6:16 pm. Exact location, longitude -64.3834° West, latitude 19.5981° North, depth = 34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16323023. Unique identifier: pr16323023. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:16:02 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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