A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (54 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 13:25:47 / June 29, 2017 @ 1:25 pm. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:47 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017180007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017180007. Exact location of earthquake, -64.4763° West, 19.195° North, depth 57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km N of Road Town, British Virgin Islands.
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