A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 09:59:12 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 13:59:12 / April 17, 2018 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 47 km, -64.8836° West, 18.965° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018107004. Unique identifier: pr2018107004.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Charlotte Amalie, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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