A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 07:02:47 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-24 11:02:47 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.857 West, latitude 18.5433 North, depth 12 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 29 km (18 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isabel Segunda, Culebra, Tortola.
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