A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 115 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (71 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:01:29 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 13:01:29 / May 7, 2017 @ 1:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -64.6918° West, 19.4608° North, depth 39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017127003. Id of event: pr2017127003.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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