A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019162001. Unique identifier: pr2019162001. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 02:29:23 / June 11, 2019 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:29:23 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -64.4986° West, 18.8641° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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