A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 61 km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (38 miles). The 3.74-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:13 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -63.8351 West, latitude 18.9133 North, depth = 96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2017312002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017312002, us2000bkic. Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 12:59:13 / November 8, 2017 @ 12:59 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km ESE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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