A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (94 miles) on Sunday. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:58 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 19:48:58 / October 6, 2019 @ 7:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.6978° West, latitude 19.7811° North, depth = 44 km. Unique identifier: pr2019279021. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019279021.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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