A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 13:33:42 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018092007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018092007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 17:33:42 / April 2, 2018 @ 5:33 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.2651° West, latitude 18.3356° North, depth = 75 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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