A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 95 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (59 miles). Exact location, longitude -64.8236° West, latitude 19.2583° North, depth = 56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 09:36:21 / February 25, 2017 @ 9:36 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:36:21 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17056026. Event ids that are associated: pr17056026.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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