A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 10:36:12 / February 26, 2017 @ 10:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17057002. Unique identifier: pr17057002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8507 West, latitude 19.2257 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was detected at 06:36:12 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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