A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 05:16:16 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 95 km (59 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-28 10:16:16 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.4076 West, latitude 19.329 North, depth 95 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Punta Cana, Otra Banda.
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