A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles) on Thursday. Event id: pr16007010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16007010. The temblor was reported at 03:53:16 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 27 km, -64.6565° West, 19.1623° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 07:53:16 / January 7, 2016 @ 7:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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