A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 15:14:19 / February 10, 2019 @ 3:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -64.2211° West, 18.6178° North. The temblor was reported at 11:14:19 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019041007. Unique identifier: pr2019041007. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 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. Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
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 five, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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