A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018238003. Id of event: pr2018238003. The epicenter was at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 12:59:25 / August 26, 2018 @ 12:59 pm. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:25 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.921 West, latitude 19.4586 North, depth = 103 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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