A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:45:31 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/19 / 2019-05-22 20:45:31 / May 22, 2019 @ 8:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.571 West, latitude 19.2168 North, depth = 18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019142006. Id of event: pr2019142006.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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