A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 14:16:25 / October 29, 2015 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr15302009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15302009. The temblor was detected at 10:16:25 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 46 km, -64.7273° West, 19.3173° North.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-nine 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.
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