A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43 km (27 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.4042° West, 19.1413° North, depth 43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15288002. Unique identifier: pr15288002. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/15 / 2015-10-15 13:39:02 / October 15, 2015 @ 1:39 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:39:02 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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