A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (74 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019294011. Unique identifier: pr2019294011. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:47 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 06:15:47 / October 21, 2019 @ 6:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 99 km, -64.941° West, 19.4523° North.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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