A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Event id: pr16008001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16008001. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 11:28:31 / January 8, 2016 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7007° West, 19.1735° North, depth 13 km. The temblor was reported at 07:28:31 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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