A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (56 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 25 km, -64.7416° West, 19.2245° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 05:53:00 / April 16, 2017 @ 5:53 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:53:00 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17106032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106032. The epicenter was at a depth of 25 km (16 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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