A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017190001. Id of event: pr2017190001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 04:18:36 / July 9, 2017 @ 4:18 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:36 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5461 West, latitude 19.2051 North, depth = 52 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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