A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (72 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:36:21 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 08:36:21 / June 15, 2017 @ 8:36 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2017166002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017166002. Exact location of event, longitude -64.7461 West, latitude 19.4586 North, depth = 44 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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