A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Global time and date of event 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 15:34:34 / February 10, 2019 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:34:34 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4993 West, latitude 18.8856 North, depth = 34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019041008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019041008.
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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