A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 10:34:54 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-23 02:34:54 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.8756 West, latitude 18.347 North, depth 4 km.
Close countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Isabel Segunda, Culebra.
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