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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake in North Atlantic felt in VI

July 10th, 2023 | Tags: earthquake tremor shaking North Atlantic Ocean
At around 4:28 PM the Virgin Islands was rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in the North Atlantic Ocean. Photo: DDM/Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At around 4:28 PM the [British] Virgin Islands was rocked by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in the North Atlantic Ocean.

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake was located 274km NNE of Codrington, Antigua at a depth of 10.0 km.

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has listed the earthquake as 5.8 magnitude.

Persons in the Virgin Islands reported that the tremor, while not loud, was a "long one".

DDM has not issued any Tsunami watches or warnings.

14 Responses to “Magnitude 6.6 earthquake in North Atlantic felt in VI”

  • I felt it (10/07/2023, 17:05) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    I just felt it.
  • TurtleDove (10/07/2023, 17:07) Like (9) Dislike (20) Reply
  • Mr.gage (10/07/2023, 17:14) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    People running out them buildings in town. This one was a long one.
    • @Mr. gage (10/07/2023, 19:19) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply
      The thing is, where were they running to? Same way they were running out the buildings in town, the concrete on the street could have start crumbling beneath them.
      • Linda (15/07/2023, 00:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        @@Mr. gage, if the building is shaking, it is safer to run outside into an open space than stay inside where the building might fall down on you.
    • BUSY BEE (11/07/2023, 11:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      It was the Eveready Bunny, it just kept going and going and going...
  • It sure was (10/07/2023, 17:43) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    That was indeed a long one. It was like it pause and started again.
  • Gods warning (10/07/2023, 18:52) Like (6) Dislike (9) Reply
    He’s coming but before this the wrath will
    Be poured out
    • HMMM (11/07/2023, 08:31) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
      First off, every day we live is a day closer to the end literally which is common sense, I am all for the God thing, but it shouldn't be exploited to scare people. We live in a earthquake zone and have quite a few earthquakes its science. Just stop hoping for the worst and then use it as a weapon to scare people. its more sickening than eye opening tell the world about God's love encourage people to turn to him if you are true believer!
  • Something to think about (10/07/2023, 19:23) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Seems like every time a earthquake comes this way it gets a little stronger. This one today was a little longer.
  • Trying (10/07/2023, 20:26) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    When I remember how Jesus is coming back I cry. Lord have mercy on his oh lord. I'm a sinner and want to serve you with all my heart.
  • ... (10/07/2023, 21:51) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Town? people running out the house as should be. Get from under buildings that may collapse.
  • tola (11/07/2023, 02:38) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    That one was heavy

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