A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 06:10:03 / January 6, 2016 @ 6:10 am. Event id: pr16006015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16006015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, depth 43 km, -64.6362° West, 19.1755° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:10:03 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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