A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8871° West, 18.4273° North, depth 96 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018086008. Event ids that are associated: pr2018086008. Global time and date of event 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 12:36:27 / March 27, 2018 @ 12:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:36:27 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 96 km (60 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint Croix, Isabel Segunda, Culebra (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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