A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (72 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 05:19:55 / October 16, 2019 @ 5:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019289002. Id of event: pr2019289002. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:19:55 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.6796 West, latitude 19.4648 North, depth = 49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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