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August 21st, 2018
7.0 quake rocks Windward Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A magnitude 7.0 earthquake was recorded on August 21, 2018, at 5:37 PM, by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre.

June 25th, 2018
Earthquake detected off VI coast

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands' (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), has reported the detection of an earthquake off of the coast of Tortola.

April 6th, 2018
5.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), a 5.2 magnitude earthquake was felt in the Virgin Islands (VI) this evening, Friday, April 6, 2018, at approximately 5:21 P.M.

February 9th, 2018
UPDATE: Back to back earthquakes felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Nearly an hour after a 4.9 magnitude earthquake was felt in the Virgin Islands, a magnitude 5.2 quake was recorded today, February 9, 2018.

February 2nd, 2018
3.6 magnitude earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An earthquake was reportedly felt in the Virgin Islands (VI) at around 7:00 A.M. this morning, February 2, 2018.

January 10th, 2018
Tsunami advisory briefly issued for VI after strong Honduras quake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Tsunami advisory was briefly issued for the Virgin Islands (VI) last night, January 9, 2018 by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck 27 miles (43 kilometers) off the coast of Honduras.

January 8th, 2018
Magnitude 3.70 earthquake felt in the VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On January 7, 2018, around 7:45 P.M., according to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network, an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.70 occurred in the vicinity of the Virgin Islands.

November 11th, 2017
Magnitude 4.20 earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An earthquake with a magnitude above 4.0 was felt in the Virgin Islands today, November 11, 2017.

November 22nd, 2016
3.7 magnitude earthquake recorded in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is reporting that an earthquake was felt in the Virgin Islands (VI) last evening, November 21, 2016.

November 7th, 2015
3.7 magnitude earthquake hits territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Head of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Sharleen S. DaBreo has confirmed that there have been no reports of damage following an earthquake that occurred in the territory late last night November 6, 2015.



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