A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 05:07:38 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 156 km (97 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-30 10:07:38 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.2601 West, latitude 19.0925 North, depth 156 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Miches, Salvaleón de Higüey.
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