A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2019153017. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019153017. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4071 West, latitude 18.9963 North, depth = 37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 22:35:26 / June 2, 2019 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:35:26 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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