A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (88 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: pt19279050. Event ids that are associated: pt19279050. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 15:10:41 / October 6, 2019 @ 3:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:10:41 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.604° West, latitude 19.697° North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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