A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (50 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 72 km (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.5481° West, 19.1515° North, depth 72 km. Event id: pr2019083002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019083002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 02:39:58 / March 24, 2019 @ 2:39 am. The temblor was detected at 22:39:58 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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