A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 04:37:10 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-26 09:37:10 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.1735 West, latitude 18.8458 North, depth 30 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda.
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