A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 96 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles). Global time and date of event 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 19:52:38 / October 29, 2015 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:52:38 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.3505 West, latitude 19.2525 North, depth = 33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15302013. Id of event: pr15302013.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 96 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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