A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 99 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (62 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr17107001. Unique identifier: pr17107001. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:24:10 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.8843° West, latitude 19.2777° North, depth = 25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 00:24:10 / April 17, 2017 @ 12:24 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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