A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 21:46:20 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 167 km (104 miles). Global time of event 16/05/15 / 2015-05-16 02:46:20 / May 16, 2015 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.2023 West, latitude 18.8962 North, depth 167 km, unique identifier, pr15136000. Ids that are associated to the event, ,pr15136000,.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 72 km (45 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.
Did you feel it?
Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded in: 40 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.