A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 118 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 16:15:26 / April 7, 2017 @ 4:15 pm. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:15:26 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr17097008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17097008. Exact location of event, longitude -64.5224 West, latitude 19.4866 North, depth = 50 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 50 km (31 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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