A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 111 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:51:45 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.7709 West, latitude 19.0181 North, depth = 22 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 22 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 05:51:45 / October 18, 2015 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr15291007. Event ids that are associated: pr15291007.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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