A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pt18101050. Event ids that are associated: pt18101050. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:00:26 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.59 West, latitude 19.03 North, depth = 54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 01:00:26 / April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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