A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:20:44 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.96° West, latitude 18.9575° North, depth = 98 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98 km (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16261004. Id of event: pr16261004. Global time and date of event 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 06:20:44 / September 17, 2016 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana. The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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