A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pt18101050, us2000dxub. Unique identifier: us2000dxub. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6523 West, latitude 19.2747 North, depth = 32.59 km. The temblor was reported at 21:00:24 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). 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 01:00:24 / April 11, 2018 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.59 km (20 miles).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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