A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019282011. Id of event: pr2019282011. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:52:13 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 11:52:13 / October 9, 2019 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -64.5071° West, 19.1206° North, depth 139 km.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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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