A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 94 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.2292° West, 19.1875° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 13:08:11 / April 10, 2018 @ 1:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:08:11 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxiu. Unique identifier: us2000dxiu.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 94 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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