A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (63 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 20:09:55 / February 26, 2017 @ 8:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:09:55 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -64.869 West, latitude 19.315 North, depth = 25 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17057007. Unique identifier: pr17057007.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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