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Minor earthquake: M3.58 quake has struck near Road Town in British Virgin Islands



Earthquake location 19.3996S, -64.623WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 108 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (67 miles). Global time and date of event 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 02:31:58 / April 10, 2018 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2018100003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018100003. The temblor was detected at 22:31:58 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.623° West, 19.3996° North, depth 42 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.58 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -64.623° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-10 02:31:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-10 06:45:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 197 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.7561 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 335 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr2018100003 Id of event.
Event Code 2018100003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr2018100003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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