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UPDATE: Back to back earthquakes felt in VI

- First quake had a magnitude of 4.9 & other nearly an hour apart measured 5.2
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. Photo: DDM
The seismic activity of an earthquake is recorded on a seismograph. Photo: yourdictionary.com
The seismic activity of an earthquake is recorded on a seismograph. Photo: yourdictionary.com
According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), a 4.9 magnitude quake occurred 80 km North of Road Town at a depth of 50 km. It was felt around 12:50 P.M. today, February 9, 2018. Photo: EMSC
According to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), a 4.9 magnitude quake occurred 80 km North of Road Town at a depth of 50 km. It was felt around 12:50 P.M. today, February 9, 2018. Photo: EMSC
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.

The latest earthquake was felt around 1:43 P.M., according to the Puerto Rico Seismic Network.

The epicenter was located at latitude 18.65, longitude 61.97 or approximately 128 km East North-East of Anguilla at a depth of 43 km. No tsunami watches or warnings were issued for the VI from this event.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has reminded the VI community that we live in a seismically active zone, which makes the Territory vulnerable to earthquakes.

“During an earthquake it is important to stay calm, if you are inside stay there, move away from ceiling fans, glass windows and doors or anything that may fall.  Get under a desk or sturdy piece of furniture cover your head and hold on. If outdoors, move into an open area away from trees, building, or utility wires and poles.

During an earthquake the more you move the more likely you are to be hurt, so refrain from entering or exiting a building at the time of the impact,” DDM stated.

See previous article published February 9, 2018

Magnitude 4.40 earthquake felt in VI- DDM

An earthquake was reportedly felt in the Virgin Islands (VI) around noon, today, February 9, 2018, the Department for Disaster Management has said.

According to DDM moments ago, a magnitude 4.40 earthquake was in the V.

“No Tsunami Advisory, Watches or Warnings issued. Full release to follow shortly,” DDM stated on its website.

But according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which provides real time earthquake information for seismic events around the world, a 4.9 magnitude quake occurred 80 km North of Road Town at a depth of 50 km. It was felt around 12:50 P.M. today, February 9, 2018.

It was on February 2, 2018 that an earthquake with a magnitude of 3.61 occurred in the vicinity of the Leeward Islands. The epicenter was located at latitude 18.15, longitude 63.83 at a depth of 97 km. No tsunami advisories, watches or warnings were issued for the VI.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) had reminded that the VI is in a seismically active zone, which makes the Territory vulnerable to earthquakes.

19 Responses to “UPDATE: Back to back earthquakes felt in VI”

  • Bvi weak (09/02/2018, 14:25) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    I an't feel a thing
    • Really (09/02/2018, 16:03) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      That make two of us.
      • Marie (09/02/2018, 16:40) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
        That makes three of us. I was going over ridge road at that time though. If I was home I probably would have felt it since I live near the beach on the flat. This is getting more scary and I feel I will have to leave island one day, sell my property for good. Tsunami drownings are the worst.
  • Hidden secrets (09/02/2018, 16:25) Like (7) Dislike (5) Reply
    H.A.A.R.P!!!!! Remember my words.They are doing testing getting ready for a major disaster.Look out my people.
    • wtf? (09/02/2018, 17:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Explain please?
    • Sayingit (09/02/2018, 18:58) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      @ Hidden secrets, I think you are right. They want to know if we feltl it so they can know how heavy to rock the earth. May God help us all
    • Truth (09/02/2018, 22:55) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Hidden Secrets. We must continue to pray against these disasters and HAARP is a reality whether some choose to acknowledge it or not.
  • Correction (09/02/2018, 17:22) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Headline should read - Back to Back earthquakes not felt in VI.....
  • Word of God (09/02/2018, 18:03) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    Luke 21:11 New King James Version (NKJV)
    11 And there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and pestilences; and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven
    Jesus is warning the world that it is time to repent and turn to him or suffer the consequences if you reject or ignore the warnings
  • BamBam (09/02/2018, 18:46) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Me neither . I also agreed with Correction post.
  • jah (09/02/2018, 20:26) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Rasta Fari already warned me in my sleep with flood that makes August flood look like nothimg.. Warn me to prepare a higher ground.. .Rasta Fari is real.
  • Hmmm (09/02/2018, 21:12) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    There are thousands of earthquake each year. Most of them go unfelt. Are these news blogs intending to tell us about every single one of them?

    We don't really want to know about earthquakes unless we have to head for the hills. The outrage a few weeks ago wasn't due to us not being properly informed that there was an earthquake, we were mad because we could have all drowned in our sleep not knowing we were in danger.

    Please stop panicking the people with innocuous earthquake reports and just get the sirens on the hills fixed so people can go to sleep at night without being afraid that they'd drown because of human carelessness, callousness and greed.
    • @hmmmm (10/02/2018, 03:28) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
      This is not a joke. The Caribbean region is ripe for such occurrences naturally because of planet x electromagnetic pull on the earth causing earthquakes, volcano eruptions, heating up of the earth's core and causing melting of the ice caps at the poles. This planetary system of which planet x is a part of will soon be seen with the naked eye. It has come around several times but passed earth at different distances. It has caused the poles to shift. See Gill Broussard, a Christian researcher, on Youtube who has confirmed Bible events with Chinese monks records of Noah's Flood, destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Joshua's long day when he was fighting the Assyrians, super nova sighting recorded by etchings on a discovered disc during Constantine reign, and the 10 plagues of Egypt during the exodus of the children of Israel. I do agree that HAARP probably is being used by the military. Why was ASSI created to take over the civil aviation authorities in the British OTs in the Caribbean? To be able to carry on in plain sight the sinister operations of weather modification, monitoring, and experimentation? Notice that we are being sprayed more frequently all day by jets frequently since the 3 weather systems - August 6 flood, Irma and Maria hurricanes. THEY ARE NOT PASSENGER ONES !!! Why have the levels of alzheimer's persons increased in the BVI in the last 10 years. I know of about 25 persons who are all under the age of 70 years. It is expected that such info that I am revealing will be viewed as conspiracy and the perpetrators against humanity would have accomplished their intent - destroy as many unprepared human beings. Please read Henry Kissinger 1974 depopulation !!!. Also, the UN sustainability year 2050 agenda which has a hidden agenda to reduce the world population through vaccinations, GMO crops, wars, terrorism, disease, disasters, tainted food and drinks.. Notice we are going to be burdened by IMF loans and an airport. Now is it believable and possible that the 3 weather systems were done to bring about the control of these islands? Land and water resources, fishing, oil off Anegada, shipping lane, strategic route of illegal trafficking of you know what, financial services industry now that Brexit is in full swing and a possible revenue tool for the mother country. Notice the threats that that the EU is placing on UK who is one of 4 major contributors of 28 countries that is keeping the EU alive. Notice that France is threatening to leave and rich Switzerland is not a part of the EU. I wonder why there is no focus on them being that their banks were responsible for keeping the money, gold, precious stones and jewelry, and art belonging to the victims and descendants of the holocaust. Have they gotten it all back? Are the secrecy laws still abound? Are they monitored by FATF and OECD? hmmmm. Notice that China has strong ties in the Caribbean. Has this frighten UK to act? and that the Chinese would get the airport contract and not UK? hmmm...ting to talk. My people do not let anyone fool you. World history is a necessity for primary and secondary schools as well as college to understand the present. Those who do not remember their past are doomed to repeat it and suffer, if the past had unpleasantries; and it takes a generation to pass to forget.
    • Different Hazards (10/02/2018, 09:15) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Earthquakes and tsunamis are different hazards so you better know what to do for each mehson
  • Amen (10/02/2018, 06:53) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Jesus is coming soon
  • crying (10/02/2018, 08:10) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    Oooh my GOD help us all the end of times as we met it.
  • gepeto (12/02/2018, 20:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this just means that orlando smiths' nose is growing....


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