A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (71 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 07:39:58 / November 18, 2016 @ 7:39 am. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:58 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 96 km, -64.2713° West, 19.3967° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16323015. Id of event: pr16323015. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96 km (60 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 114 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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