A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 17:31:02 / August 26, 2018 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:31:02 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018238005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018238005. Exact location of earthquake, -64.53° West, 19.1775° North, depth 39 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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