A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 09:56:22 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 37 km (23 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-21 01:56:22 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -65.1825 West, latitude 18.9354 North, depth 37 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Culebra (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Culebra, Charlotte Amalie.
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