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Earthquake With Preliminary Magnitude 4.9 Felt in the BVI

Earthquake With Preliminary Magnitude 4.9 Felt in the BVI

October 8, 202177Views

On October 8 at approximately 2:28pm, an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.9 was felt in the region. According to the initial report from the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, the epicentre of this earthquake was at Latitude:17.936  Longitude:-65.29 at a depth of 1 kilometre.

There are no tsunami advisories, watches or warnings with this earthquake.

BVI residents are reminded that earthquakes can occur at any time  with no warning, and therefore it is important to Be Ready.