A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (50 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -64.7141° West, latitude 19.1457° North, depth = 8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 09:38:23 / April 16, 2017 @ 9:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr17106055. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17106055. The temblor was reported at 05:38:23 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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