A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.776 West, latitude 19.312 North, depth = 13 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 03:31:47 / August 12, 2017 @ 3:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017224001. Unique identifier: pr2017224001. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:31:47 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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