A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Event id: pr16006018. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16006018. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 06:21:38 / January 6, 2016 @ 6:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.676 West, latitude 19.1641 North, depth = 15 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:38 / 2:21 am (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 seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-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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