A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 119 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:10:43 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -64.5801° West, latitude 19.4973° North, depth = 16.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 15:10:43 / October 6, 2019 @ 3:10 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19279050, us70005rbn. Id of event: us70005rbn. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.86 km (10 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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