A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 86 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/17 / 2017-05-27 12:56:58 / May 27, 2017 @ 12:56 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:56:58 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -64.0753° West, latitude 19.0051° North, depth = 25 km. Event id: pr2017147012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017147012.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-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.
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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: 86 km NE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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