A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 122 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (76 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 08:53:42 / May 16, 2018 @ 8:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018136006. Unique identifier: pr2018136006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5338 West, latitude 19.5193 North, depth = 77 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:53:42 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 122 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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