A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1183 West, latitude 18.8206 North, depth = 41 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020149009. Unique identifier: pr2020149009. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 08:37:39 / May 28, 2020 @ 8:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:39 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41 km (25 miles).
Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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