A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4876 West, latitude 19.1881 North, depth = 44 km. Event id: pr16056010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16056010. The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Global time and date of event 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 22:02:00 / February 25, 2016 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:02:00 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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