A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:43 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 02:33:43 / November 26, 2017 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0223 West, latitude 18.3468 North, depth = 111 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). Event id: pr2017330003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017330003.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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