A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Global time and date of event 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 22:37:27 / January 15, 2016 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5136 West, latitude 19.2189 North, depth = 40 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:27 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Id of earthquake: pr16015008. Event ids that are associated: pr16015008.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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