A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 90 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.1343° West, 19.0978° North, depth 53 km. The temblor was reported at 18:45:40 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 22:45:40 / May 17, 2018 @ 10:45 pm. Unique identifier: pr2018137007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018137007.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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