A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 15:50:16 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 132 km (82 miles). Global time of event 08/05/15 / 2015-05-08 19:50:16 / May 8, 2015 @ 7:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.504 West, latitude 18.3439 North, depth 132 km, unique identifier, pr15128004.
Close countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Saint Croix (c. 50 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint Croix, Charlotte Amalie, Cruz Bay.
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