A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:14:56 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.9136 West, latitude 18.945 North, depth = 34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 21:14:56 / September 6, 2018 @ 9:14 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2018249011. Event ids that are associated: pr2018249011, us2000h9vb.
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 two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 94 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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