A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (78 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 02:41:17 / November 18, 2016 @ 2:41 am. The temblor was reported at 22:41:17 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.2324° West, latitude 19.4895° North, depth = 75 km. Id of earthquake: pr16323009. Event ids that are associated: pr16323009.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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