A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2018146005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018146005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 07:46:40 / May 26, 2018 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.7728° West, latitude 19.1525° North, depth = 44 km. The temblor was reported at 03:46:40 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (51 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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