A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported Virgin Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -63.7265 West, latitude 18.8561 North, depth = 40 km. Event id: pr2017134011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017134011. The temblor was reported at 18:33:34 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 18:33:34 / May 14, 2017 @ 6:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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