A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (78 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 16:56:05 / August 30, 2018 @ 4:56 pm. Exact location of event, depth 56 km, -64.4706° West, 19.5383° North. Id of earthquake: pr2018242009. Event ids that are associated: pr2018242009. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:56:05 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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