A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019153018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019153018. Exact location of earthquake, -64.5021° West, 19.1496° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:34:53 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 21:34:53 / June 2, 2019 @ 9:34 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tortola.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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