A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (87 miles) on Saturday. The 3.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:02 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019285021. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019285021. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 19:21:02 / October 12, 2019 @ 7:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8798 West, latitude 19.6595 North, depth = 12 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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