A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 22:08:15 / June 2, 2019 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 32 km, -64.5383° West, 19.099° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:08:15 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019153016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019153016.
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). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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