A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17105031. Id of event: pr17105031. The temblor was detected at 05:05:58 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.7055 West, latitude 19.2047 North, depth = 37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 09:05:58 / April 15, 2017 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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