A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 16:56:16 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global time of event 16/05/15 / 2015-05-16 20:56:16 / May 16, 2015 @ 8:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.416 West, latitude 19.0079 North, depth 8 km, unique identifier, pr15136016. Ids that are associated to the event, ,pr15136016,.
Close countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Road Town, Tortola.
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