A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (81 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.4538° West, 19.592° North, depth 30 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 18:29:12 / October 6, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019279020. Id of event: pr2019279020. The temblor was reported at 14:29:12 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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