A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. Unique identifier: pr2019302000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019302000. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8821 West, latitude 19.106 North, depth = 38 km. The temblor was detected at 20:04:38 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/10/19 / 2019-10-29 00:04:38 / October 29, 2019 @ 12:04 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Road Town, Tortola. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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