A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has struck on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Road Town in British Virgin Islands. The temblor was reported at 03:08:45 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Global time of event 23/05/15 / 2015-05-23 07:08:45 / May 23, 2015 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -64.196 West, latitude 18.6793 North, depth 47 km, unique identifier, pr15143005. Ids that are associated to the event, ,pr15143005,.
Close countries, British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cruz Bay (c. 2 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Bay, Road Town, Tortola.
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