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MAGNITUDE 4.30 EARTHQUAKE FELT IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
British Virgin Islands - Wikipedia
Earthquakes occur regularly in the Virgin Islands. The eastward shifting Caribbean plate grinds against the westward moving North American plate, just north of the Virgin Islands along the Puerto Rican Trench. Generally, the quakes are too small for people to notice, and they do not cause tsunamis. On rare occasions, earthquakes of serious magnitude do occur, and the sea moves with them. Read an historical account the Virgin Islands Earthquake of and the tsunami that followed. Read about the potential for earthquakes and tsunamis in and around the Virgin Islands.
Earthquake breaking news , Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude A minor earthquake magnitude 3. Virgin Islands. Event id: pr Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr
Virgin Islands and north-west of Anguilla. The islands are geographically part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and are located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles and part of the West Indies. The islands had a population of 28, at the Census, of whom 23, lived on Tortola;  current estimates put the population at 35, July The official name of the territory is still simply the "Virgin Islands", but the prefix "British" is often used.