A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (60 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 07:05:38 / June 28, 2017 @ 7:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:05:38 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2017179003. Event ids that are associated: pr2017179003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8353 West, latitude 19.2618 North, depth = 13 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 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: 96 km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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