A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0498 West, latitude 18.1421 North, depth = 100 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:11:15 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017181013. Unique identifier: pr2017181013. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 16:11:15 / June 30, 2017 @ 4:11 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 61 km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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