A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 13:47:28 / June 2, 2019 @ 1:47 pm. Event id: pr2019153010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019153010. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:28 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.52° West, 19.0818° North, depth 41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41 km (25 miles).
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 74 km (46 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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