A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 92 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:27:06 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 04:27:06 / May 25, 2016 @ 4:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.6885 West, latitude 19.2483 North, depth = 24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr16146004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16146004.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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