A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 02:08:47 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 07:08:47 / November 3, 2018 @ 7:08 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0963 West, latitude 18.1313 North, depth = 95 km. Id of earthquake: pr2018307002. Event ids that are associated: pr2018307002.
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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