A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Friday. Event id: pr2018096007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018096007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7395° West, 18.7935° North, depth 47 km. Global time and date of event 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 21:45:46 / April 6, 2018 @ 9:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:46 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay. The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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