A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 05:17:00 / April 14, 2017 @ 5:17 am. Unique identifier: pr17104019. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17104019. Exact location of event, longitude -64.6975 West, latitude 19.2082 North, depth = 40 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:00 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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