A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 184 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands (114 miles) on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:32:14 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 15:32:14 / August 27, 2017 @ 3:32 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -64.2062° West, 20.0346° North. Unique identifier: us2000acb9. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017239012, us2000acb9.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 184 km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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