A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16007037. Event ids that are associated: pr16007037. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:19:39 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 17:19:39 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7238° West, 19.162° North, depth 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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