A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5459 West, latitude 19.214 North, depth = 44 km. Global time and date of event 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 23:04:01 / January 5, 2016 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:01 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16005015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16005015. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44 km (27 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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