A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7419° West, 19.2285° North, depth 52 km. Id of earthquake: pr16007016. Event ids that are associated: pr16007016. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 08:00:52 / January 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am. The temblor was reported at 04:00:52 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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