A light earthquake magnitude 4.12 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 21:12:01 / March 11, 2018 @ 9:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7448° West, 19.2293° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: pr2018070008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018070008. The 4.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:01 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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