A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2018101013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018101013. Exact location of event, depth 96 km, -64.9438° West, 18.8291° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:33 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 08:01:33 / April 11, 2018 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km (60 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Culebra, Cruz Bay, Tortola (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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