A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106067. Id of event: pr17106067. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 11:33:43 / April 16, 2017 @ 11:33 am. The temblor was detected at 07:33:43 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.7772° West, latitude 19.176° North, depth = 8 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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