A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Christiansted in U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -64.2926° West, 17.9105° North. The temblor was reported at 06:24:40 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018292014. Event ids that are associated: pr2018292014. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/18 / 2018-10-19 10:24:40 / October 19, 2018 @ 10:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Tortola, Road Town.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km ENE of Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.