A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Exact location, longitude -64.6176° West, latitude 19.1621° North, depth = 100 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019047003. Event ids that are associated: pr2019047003. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:04:08 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). Global time and date of event 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 01:04:08 / February 16, 2019 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tortola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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