A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 98 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017182007. Id of event: pr2017182007. The temblor was detected at 08:45:43 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 12:45:43 / July 1, 2017 @ 12:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7738° West, 19.2945° North, depth 48 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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