A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: pr17107022. Event ids that are associated: pr17107022. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 04:19:08 / April 17, 2017 @ 4:19 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 82 km (51 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:19:08 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.8069 West, latitude 19.17 North, depth = 82 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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