A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:42 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 09:20:42 / May 29, 2018 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71 km (44 miles). Event id: pr2018149003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018149003. Exact location, longitude -68.0363° West, latitude 18.0573° North, depth = 71 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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