A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 111 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.658 West, latitude 19.426 North, depth = 24 km. Unique identifier: pr16108007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16108007. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 18:02:05 / April 17, 2016 @ 6:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:02:05 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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