A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:25:02 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 84 km (52 miles). Exact location of event, depth 84 km, -64.6298° West, 19.1571° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/18 / 2018-11-12 20:25:02 / November 12, 2018 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018316004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018316004.
The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 81 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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