A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (51 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.5596 West, latitude 19.1609 North, depth = 46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:13 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16007060. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16007060. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 13:27:13 / January 7, 2016 @ 1:27 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 82 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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