A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (66 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 21:01:15 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 01:01:15 / February 19, 2019 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019050003. Id of event: pr2019050003. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8396 West, latitude 19.3651 North, depth = 25 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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-eight 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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