A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 135 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (84 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:19:30 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 06:19:30 / September 27, 2016 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Event id: pr16271008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16271008. Exact location of earthquake, -64.431° West, 19.6254° North, depth 25 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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