A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact location of event, depth 157 km, -64.8695° West, 18.4653° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 06:34:31 / June 4, 2019 @ 6:34 am. The temblor was detected at 02:34:31 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019155003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019155003. The epicenter was at a depth of 157 km (98 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 28 km (18 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Tortola.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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