A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -64.6747° West, latitude 19.3075° North, depth = 24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 08:11:03 / April 15, 2017 @ 8:11 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17105038. Unique identifier: pr17105038. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:11:03 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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