A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2019155006. Event ids that are associated: pr2019155006. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 15:01:55 / June 4, 2019 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -65.0786° West, 18.7013° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:01:55 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Luquillo, Fajardo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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