A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (58 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -64.884° West, 19.2227° North, depth 41 km. Event id: pr17107030. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17107030. The temblor was detected at 08:18:19 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 12:18:19 / April 17, 2017 @ 12:18 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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