A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 01:07:08 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 05:07:08 / April 14, 2017 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr17104015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17104015. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4237° West, 19.2527° North, depth 48 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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