A minor earthquake magnitude 2.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 02:29:05 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-16 06:29:05 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.3184 West, latitude 18.8803 North, depth 6 km.
Close countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola.
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