A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 03:45:45 / October 11, 2019 @ 3:45 am. Unique identifier: pt19284000. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19284000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.2 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.282 West, latitude 18.358 North, depth = 135.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:45:45 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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