A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16054007. Id of event: pr16054007. The epicenter was at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 15:31:12 / February 23, 2016 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -64.8273° West, 19.1592° North, depth 45 km. The temblor was detected at 11:31:12 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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