A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 86 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). Exact location of event, depth 62 km, -64.7166° West, 19.1888° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 10:57:24 / July 1, 2017 @ 10:57 am. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:57:24 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017182004. Unique identifier: pr2017182004.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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