A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 119 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 15:13:36 / April 11, 2018 @ 3:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:13:36 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4664° West, 19.4835° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dy1l. Event ids that are associated: pt18101052, us2000dy1l. 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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