A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 162 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (101 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:48:26 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 05:48:26 / May 16, 2019 @ 5:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019136006. Id of event: pr2019136006. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.0856 West, latitude 19.815 North, depth = 53 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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