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4.9M earthquake felt in VI

April 28th, 2024 | Tags: earthquake USGS magnitude tremor DDM
At around 8:23 AM today, Sunday, April 28, 2024, a Magnitude 4.9 earthquake shook the [British] Virgin Islands. Photo: USGS
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At around 8:23 AM today, Sunday, April 28, 2024, an earthquake shook the [British] Virgin Islands.

According to the US Geological Survey, the Magnitude 4.9 quake occurred 82km North of Charlotte Amalie in the US Virgin Islands.

There were no reports of damages or injuries and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM ) has not issued any tsunami advisory.

The US Geological Survey also reported that a Magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred around 9:06 AM, although some persons in the VI claimed they felt nothing.

5 Responses to “4.9M earthquake felt in VI”

  • jack in the box (28/04/2024, 10:29) Like (1) Dislike (4) Reply
    Jesus ah come
    • to Jack in the Box (28/04/2024, 10:40) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Jesus comes everyday, man…he doesn’t need an earthquake to call him
  • Citizen (28/04/2024, 14:33) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Writing is on de wall....and the ink is dry!! The big earthquake is on its way
  • shaken not stirred (28/04/2024, 15:59) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    I do like that BVI brand hot sauce you folks make. Mix that with the panty dropper rum and you have one big
  • l (29/04/2024, 11:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I felt it in Josiah's bay. My bed was shaking me up.

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