A minor earthquake magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -67.9291° West, 18.1373° North, depth 120 km. Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 07:47:35 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120 km (75 miles). The 3.41-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:47:35 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017183002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017183002.
Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cabo Rojo (c. 10 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cabo Rojo, Aguada, Puerto Real (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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