A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.6351° West, latitude 19.2084° North, depth = 24 km. Event id: pr15302004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15302004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 02:30:05 / October 29, 2015 @ 2:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:30:05 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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