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May 8th, 2022
5.0 magnitude earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Around 9:32 am today, May 8, 2022, a strong shaking that lasted for about 30 seconds was experienced in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

March 15th, 2022
VI practises earthquake & tsunami response

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students, first responders and other residents of the Virgin Islands joined the rest of the Caribbean and Latin America to practise the safest way to respond in case of an earthquake and tsunami as part of Caribe Wave.

January 19th, 2022
4.01 Magnitude Earthquake felt in VI; No tsunami threat reported

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that a Magnitude 4.01 earthquake that occurred around 6:36 pm today, January 19, 2022, was felt in the Virgin Islands (VI), according to data provided by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

August 14th, 2021
Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake strikes Haiti; multiple casualties feared

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A major earthquake measuring magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale has struck western Haiti this morning Saturday, 14, 2021, likely causing high casualties and widespread disaster.

July 26th, 2021
Loud thunderstorm bombards VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Loud clapping and rumbling of thunder and veins of lightning illuminating the skies were the order of the evening in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) on July 25, 2021.

March 29th, 2021
3.73 magnitude earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At approximately 9:48 PM on March 28, 2021, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network recorded an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 3.73 MI with estimated Maximum Intensity of III.

March 14th, 2021
Premier & Governor led VI in regional earthquake & tsunami exercise

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands joined nearly 400,000 residents of the Caribbean and Latin America on March 11, 2021, to participate in Caribe Wave, the annual tsunami preparedness exercise.

February 6th, 2021
4.9 Magnitude Earthquake felt in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At around 3:05 AM, this morning February 6, 2021, the Puerto Rico Seismic Network recorded an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 4.99 MD with estimated Maximum Intensity of IV (4).

January 24th, 2021
5.2 magnitude earthquake shakes VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A 5.2 magnitude earthquake was felt across the Virgin Islands minutes ago, Sunday, January 24, 2021.

October 7th, 2020
5.0 magnitude earthquake shakes VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a shaking that hardly anyone could have missed this afternoon, October 7, 2020, as the Virgin Islands felt the vibration of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake.

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