A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 125 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (78 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019295007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019295007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.59-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:38:54 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 04:38:54 / October 22, 2019 @ 4:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6465 West, latitude 19.554 North, depth = 25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 125 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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