A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Christiansted in U.S. Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 11:30:49 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Global time of event 20/03/15 / 2015-03-20 15:30:49 / March 20, 2015 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Christiansted in U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.0019 West, latitude 17.527 North, depth 17 km, unique identifier, pr15079019.
Close countries, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba (c. 18 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from The Bottom (c. 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, The Bottom.
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