A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:32:41 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.4998 West, latitude 19.1737 North, depth = 95 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17056028. Unique identifier: pr17056028. The epicenter was at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 04:32:41 / February 25, 2017 @ 4:32 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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