A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands on Wednesday. Event id: pr2019156010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019156010. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 06:49:34 / June 5, 2019 @ 6:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.928° West, 18.6355° North, depth 43 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:49:34 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Tortola. 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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