A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.5272° West, 19.2367° North, depth 24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 23:07:21 / April 14, 2017 @ 11:07 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17104053. Id of event: pr17104053. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:21 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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