A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 18:35:17 / September 4, 2016 @ 6:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:17 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.8367° West, latitude 18.9848° North, depth = 38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16248045. Id of event: pr16248045.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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