A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 144 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (89 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -64.6818° West, 19.7186° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019275004. Event ids that are associated: pr2019275004. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 03:28:23 / October 2, 2019 @ 3:28 am. The temblor was reported at 23:28:23 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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