A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 160 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (99 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 21:46:28 / October 6, 2019 @ 9:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:46:28 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019279033. Unique identifier: pr2019279033. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5786 West, latitude 19.8673 North, depth = 51 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 160 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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