A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17101001. Unique identifier: pr17101001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 03:38:36 / April 11, 2017 @ 3:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -64.2389 West, latitude 18.815 North, depth = 28 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:38:36 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola. Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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