A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 09:35:58 / September 15, 2017 @ 9:35 am. Unique identifier: pr2017258001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017258001. The temblor was detected at 04:35:58 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.9741° West, 18.1111° North, depth 53 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Rincón, Punta Cana. Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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