A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 103 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (64 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18101052. Id of event: pt18101052. Exact location of earthquake, -64.483° West, 19.34° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 11:13:37 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 15:13:37 / April 11, 2018 @ 3:13 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 103 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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