A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 01:01:13 / February 11, 2019 @ 1:01 am. Event id: pr2019042000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019042000. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:01:13 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.4001° West, latitude 18.9726° North, depth = 20 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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