A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 153 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (95 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:05:21 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019285016. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019285016. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 15:05:21 / October 12, 2019 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.6223° West, latitude 19.804° North, depth = 87 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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