A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (63 miles). Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 17:55:32 / July 8, 2017 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:55:32 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -64.549 West, latitude 19.3301 North, depth = 38 km. Id of earthquake: pr2017189020. Event ids that are associated: pr2017189020. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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