A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 124 km N of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (77 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 01:50:38 / June 30, 2019 @ 1:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt19181000. Event ids that are associated: pt19181000. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -65.114° West, 19.452° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:38 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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