A minor earthquake magnitude 3.71 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Sandy Ground Village in Anguilla on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -63.8771° West, latitude 18.3081° North, depth = 6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:59:46 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020287013. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c849, pr2020287013. Global time and date of event 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 22:59:46 / October 13, 2020 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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