A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17104036. Unique identifier: pr17104036. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7157° West, 19.1473° North, depth 59 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:16:39 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 09:16:39 / April 14, 2017 @ 9:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59 km (37 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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