A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/18 / 2018-07-23 01:55:49 / July 23, 2018 @ 1:55 am. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:55:49 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018204002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018204002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2223 West, latitude 19.2843 North, depth = 41 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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