A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 110 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (68 miles). The 3.38-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:54:58 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 55 km, -64.2996° West, 19.3668° North. Global time and date of event 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 10:54:58 / March 24, 2019 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019083009. Unique identifier: pr2019083009.
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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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