A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Saturday. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:01:01 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 12:01:01 / June 8, 2019 @ 12:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.6081° West, latitude 19.2286° North, depth = 48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2019159010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019159010.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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