A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:17:08 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 10:17:08 / October 30, 2015 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6146 West, latitude 19.1737 North, depth = 28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15303016. Unique identifier: pr15303016. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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