A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2017207005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017207005. The temblor was detected at 05:08:06 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 10:08:06 / July 26, 2017 @ 10:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0451 West, latitude 17.9983 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred 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 earthquakes in the world.
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