A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018101008. Unique identifier: pr2018101008. Exact location of earthquake, -64.78° West, 19.141° North, depth 82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:00:19 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 04:00:19 / April 11, 2018 @ 4:00 am.
Close 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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