A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 80 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (50 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 14:24:28 / January 7, 2016 @ 2:24 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:28 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.578 West, latitude 19.1385 North, depth = 51 km. Id of earthquake: pr16007063. Event ids that are associated: pr16007063.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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