A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/18 / 2018-10-31 01:36:35 / October 31, 2018 @ 1:36 am. The temblor was reported at 21:36:35 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018304002. Unique identifier: pr2018304002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4711 West, latitude 19.2073 North, depth = 48 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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