A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 99 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 00:29:05 / April 17, 2017 @ 12:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:29:05 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -64.8872° West, 19.2807° North. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17107002. Unique identifier: pr17107002.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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