A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -64.7642° West, 19.159° North, depth 58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17056008. Unique identifier: pr17056008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:44:03 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 03:44:03 / February 25, 2017 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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