A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019181005. Unique identifier: pr2019181005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 03:10:37 / June 30, 2019 @ 3:10 am. The temblor was reported at 23:10:37 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.6936 West, latitude 18.957 North, depth = 34 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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