A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 19:35:14 / July 29, 2017 @ 7:35 pm. Unique identifier: pr2017210015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017210015. Exact location of event, depth 79 km, -67.8428° West, 18.7656° North. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:14 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Aguada, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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