A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (65 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:31 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15300002. Event ids that are associated: pr15300002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 07:19:31 / October 27, 2015 @ 7:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6723 West, latitude 19.3565 North, depth = 17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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