A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 80 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (50 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17105026. Id of event: pr17105026. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 06:00:57 / April 15, 2017 @ 6:00 am. The temblor was reported at 02:00:57 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.7126° West, latitude 19.142° North, depth = 47 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 47 km (29 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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