A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 11:45:30 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 53 km (33 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 04:45:30 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0337 West, latitude 18.9701 North, depth 53 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Punta Cana.
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