A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 03:24:53 / September 26, 2018 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4906° West, 18.7425° North, depth 96 km. The temblor was detected at 23:24:53 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018269004. Unique identifier: pr2018269004.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 38 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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