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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck about 53 miles (85 kilometers) North of the British Virgin Islands this morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake happened at 11:13 a.m. today and took place about six miles underground. The 85 kilometers distance equals 52.81 miles.

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A 4.7-magnitude earthquake has struck near the British Virgin Islands but caused no reported damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred Friday afternoon some 20 miles (30 kilometers) north of the capital of Road Town at a depth of 25 miles

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor earthquake of 4.5 on the Richter Scale struck St. Thomas about 7:13 a.m. on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred about 27 miles underground but was felt by some in the north of St. Thomas, the USGS said. The initial earthquake

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands has experienced six earthquakes in the last 24 hours; 12 earthquakes in the past seven days; 34 earthquakes in the last 30 days and 676 earthquakes in the past 365 days. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) the most recent “minor”

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SAN JUAN — An earthquake registering 4.5 on the Richter Scale struck the ocean floor 69 miles north of Culebra, Puerto Rico this afternoon. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred at 1:54 p.m. local time at a depth of 25 miles underground. Puerto Rico has had

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands has had three earthquakes in the last 24 hours; 10 earthquakes in the past seven days; 25 earthquakes in the last 30 days and 693 earthquakes in the past 365 days. The latest earthquake registered 3.8 on the Richter Scale and took

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A minor earthquake was recorded about 16 miles southeast of the British Virgin Islands on Friday morning, authorities said. The quake, registering 3.4 on the Richter Scale, occurred about 10:21 a.m. on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS said it was 33

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A minor earthquake took place about 24 miles off the coast of the British Virgin Islands on Sunday afternoon. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said it took place about 5:39 p.m. Sunday, registered 3.5 on the Richter Scale and was about 60 miles underground. It was

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria on the strong motion and seismic network throughout the BVI is being examined this week. Director of the Puerto Rico Strong Motion Program at the Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying of the University of Puerto Rico at

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Researchers affiliated with the United States Geological Survey returned to Anegada this month to examine the environmental impacts of Hurricane Irma and to determine the connections to long-term storm and tsunami records. The four-member team collected further evidence and took the opportunity to meet with officials

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