A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 11:05:47 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 31 km (19 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-29 04:05:47 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0903 West, latitude 18.8437 North, depth 31 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 77 km (48 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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