A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:01:20 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17056021. Id of event: pr17056021. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8277 West, latitude 19.2378 North, depth = 48 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 06:01:20 / February 25, 2017 @ 6:01 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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