A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 37.52 km, -64.3445° West, 19.1749° North. The temblor was reported at 19:32:47 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.52 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 23:32:47 / June 3, 2017 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009kjf. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009kjf.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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