A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 20:57:37 / October 19, 2015 @ 8:57 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:57:37 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.8391° West, latitude 18.9759° North, depth = 30 km. Id of earthquake: pr15292004. Event ids that are associated: pr15292004.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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