A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 10:33:34 / June 1, 2019 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pt19152003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19152003. Exact location of earthquake, -64.753° West, 19.181° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:33:34 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 85 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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