A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2018097000. Event ids that are associated: pr2018097000. Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 01:12:42 / April 7, 2018 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.939 West, latitude 19.0243 North, depth = 53 km. The temblor was reported at 21:12:42 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53 km (33 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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