A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact location, longitude -64.557° West, latitude 19.0003° North, depth = 46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). Global time and date of event 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 11:18:52 / February 12, 2019 @ 11:18 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019043004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019043004. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:18:52 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola. Close 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 one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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