A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (80 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 00:28:27 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.8079 West, latitude 19.5631 North, depth = 50 km. Global time and date of event 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 04:28:27 / February 16, 2017 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr17047004. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17047004.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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