A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (55 miles) on Sunday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:53 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 15:37:53 / April 16, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.7001° West, 19.2157° North, depth 46 km. Unique identifier: pr17106078. Ids that are associated to the event: pr17106078. The epicenter was at a depth of 46 km (29 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 88 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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