A minor earthquake magnitude 3.65 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:49:21 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.5005 West, latitude 19.3168 North, depth = 48 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 00:49:21 / April 10, 2018 @ 12:49 am. Id of earthquake: pr2018100000. Event ids that are associated: pr2018100000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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