A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 21:41:00 / November 5, 2018 @ 9:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:41:00 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018309006. Id of event: pr2018309006. Exact location of event, longitude -64.2905 West, latitude 18.6556 North, depth = 45 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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