A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7593° West, 19.2346° North, depth 45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 01:28:13 / February 25, 2016 @ 1:28 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:28:13 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16056001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16056001.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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