A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 17:46:12 / November 7, 2019 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:46:12 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.5715 West, latitude 18.7125 North, depth = 34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019311012. Unique identifier: pr2019311012.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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