A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Unique identifier: pr2019181026. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019181026. The epicenter was at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 15:25:09 / June 30, 2019 @ 3:25 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:25:09 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.7911 West, latitude 18.6468 North, depth = 37 km.
Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km NW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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