A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:13:57 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.5111° West, 19.156° North, depth 40 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 13:13:57 / January 7, 2016 @ 1:13 pm. Event id: pr16007059. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16007059. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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