A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019254000. Unique identifier: pr2019254000. Exact location of event, longitude -64.366 West, latitude 18.9461 North, depth = 50 km. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:25 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 01:34:25 / September 11, 2019 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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