A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 06:51:37 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-24 10:51:37 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.3951 West, latitude 18.8589 North, depth 8 km.
Close countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola.
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