A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 82 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 19:51:57 / May 26, 2016 @ 7:51 pm. Unique identifier: pr16147008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16147008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -64.8395° West, latitude 19.1287° North, depth = 58 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:51:57 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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