A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 96 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:57:10 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 19:57:10 / May 26, 2016 @ 7:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -64.7239° West, latitude 19.2845° North, depth = 36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr16147010. Event ids that are associated: pr16147010.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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