A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (57 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr2017155002. Event ids that are associated: pr2017155002. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.1688 West, latitude 19.1261 North, depth = 40 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 00:17:53 / June 4, 2017 @ 12:17 am. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:53 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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