A minor earthquake magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact location, longitude -64.1708° West, latitude 19.0556° North, depth = 55 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 55 km (34 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018101001. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxuf, pr2018101001, pt18101051. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 01:03:47 / April 11, 2018 @ 1:03 am. The temblor was detected at 21:03:47 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 70 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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