A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Id of earthquake: pr2019274034. Event ids that are associated: pr2019274034. The temblor was detected at 07:51:47 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6101 West, latitude 18.3106 North, depth = 19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 11:51:47 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:51 am.
Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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