A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (73 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 07:08:52 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:08 am. The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:52 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.779 West, latitude 19.4728 North, depth = 96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018240002. Unique identifier: pr2018240002.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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