A light earthquake magnitude 4.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 119 kilometers (74 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6225 West, latitude 19.2013 North, depth = 83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83 km (52 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 15:13:42 / April 11, 2018 @ 3:13 pm. The 4.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:42 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt18101052, pr2018101015, us2000dy1l. Unique identifier: pr2018101015. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 119 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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