A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 145 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (90 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 23:56:56 / February 18, 2019 @ 11:56 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:56:56 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019049015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019049015. Exact location of event, depth 48 km, -65.08° West, 19.6538° North.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 145 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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