A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 98 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles). Id of earthquake: pr17107005. Event ids that are associated: pr17107005. The temblor was picked up at 20:40:13 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8311 West, latitude 19.284 North, depth = 34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 00:40:13 / April 17, 2017 @ 12:40 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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