A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 49 km, -64.8808° West, 18.5995° North. Event id: pr2018322004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018322004. The temblor was reported at 23:14:06 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 03:14:06 / November 18, 2018 @ 3:14 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Tortola. Close country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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