A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 00:40:37 / February 19, 2019 @ 12:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -64.7946° West, 19.3611° North. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:37 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019050002. Unique identifier: pr2019050002.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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