A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Virgin Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:10:44 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6863 West, latitude 19.1455 North, depth = 66 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:10:44 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16007052. Unique identifier: pr16007052. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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