A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2019066007. Event ids that are associated: pr2019066007. Global time and date of event 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 05:54:15 / March 7, 2019 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:15 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.2935° West, 18.7016° North, depth 51 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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