A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (64 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:58:15 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.8929° West, latitude 19.312° North, depth = 7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/17 / 2017-02-25 05:58:15 / February 25, 2017 @ 5:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17056020. Unique identifier: pr17056020. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 103 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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