A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Saturday. Event id: pr17106003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106003. The temblor was picked up at 22:41:36 / 10:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.7348 West, latitude 19.1688 North, depth = 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 02:41:36 / April 16, 2017 @ 2:41 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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