A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 129 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019295013. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019295013. Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 17:16:05 / October 22, 2019 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:16:05 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4811 West, latitude 19.5791 North, depth = 77 km.
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-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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