A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pr2019153001. Event ids that are associated: pr2019153001. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:41 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 04:39:41 / June 2, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.2626° West, 18.9493° North, depth 56 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56 km (35 miles).
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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