A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2018100010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018100010. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 23:05:05 / April 10, 2018 @ 11:05 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.1183° West, latitude 19.2403° North, depth = 42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42 km (26 miles). The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:05:05 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana.
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 twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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