A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106060. Id of event: pr17106060. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 10:46:15 / April 16, 2017 @ 10:46 am. The temblor was detected at 06:46:15 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -64.6709° West, 19.2255° North, depth 48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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