A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/18 / 2018-06-13 23:33:31 / June 13, 2018 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:33:31 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -64.7553° West, 19.112° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018164015. Unique identifier: pr2018164015.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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