A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (87 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 09:32:25 / September 26, 2018 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018269006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018269006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.5848 West, latitude 19.6895 North, depth = 44 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:32:25 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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