A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 97 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr16143004. Event ids that are associated: pr16143004. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:22:06 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.33° West, 19.2507° North, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 22/05/16 / 2016-05-22 16:22:06 / May 22, 2016 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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