A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -64.6471° West, 19.1816° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:16:25 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr15303006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr15303006. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 03:16:25 / October 30, 2015 @ 3:16 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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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