A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:52:35 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017192006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017192006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.1938° West, latitude 18.5526° North, depth = 105 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 11:52:35 / July 11, 2017 @ 11:52 am.
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, San Rafael del Yuma, Otra Banda.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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