A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Saturday. Global time and date of event 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 10:33:36 / June 1, 2019 @ 10:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:33:36 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.19 km, -64.8752° West, 19.2072° North. Id of earthquake: us70003u3e. Event ids that are associated: pt19152003, us70003u3e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.19 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 91 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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