A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:23:16 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 19 km, -64.3476° West, 18.8375° North. Event id: pr2019341013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19341050, us60006nq7, pr2019341013. Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 22:23:16 / December 7, 2019 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay, Road Town (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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