A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 116 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (72 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019294003. Id of event: pr2019294003. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 04:08:28 / October 21, 2019 @ 4:08 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 61 km (38 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6485 West, latitude 19.4675 North, depth = 61 km. The temblor was detected at 00:08:28 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).
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 twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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