A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (52 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 14:08:13 / April 16, 2017 @ 2:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -64.757° West, latitude 19.1573° North, depth = 54 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:08:13 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr17106076. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106076.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 83 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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