A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact location of event, longitude -64.76 West, latitude 19.0133 North, depth = 45 km. The 3.58-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:23:40 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 02:23:40 / November 22, 2017 @ 2:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017326000. Unique identifier: pr2017326000.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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