A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:10 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018092008. Id of event: pr2018092008. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 21:29:10 / April 2, 2018 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8188 West, latitude 18.6663 North, depth = 7 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguadilla, Aguada, Rincón.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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