A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 169 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (105 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 16:11:56 / September 4, 2017 @ 4:11 pm. Event id: pr2017247006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017247006. Exact location, longitude -64.2996° West, latitude 19.9153° North, depth = 102 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 102 km (63 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:11:56 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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