A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: us1000db6t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18088002, us1000db6t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 23:55:38 / March 29, 2018 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:55:38 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -67.9851° West, 18.0477° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Real, San Rafael del Yuma, Rincón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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