A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 09:01:49 / September 11, 2018 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.9646 West, latitude 18.2121 North, depth = 98 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:49 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 98 km (61 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018254005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018254005.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rincón, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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