A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17104038. Event ids that are associated: pr17104038. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:31 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7023 West, latitude 19.2134 North, depth = 13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 10:27:31 / April 14, 2017 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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