A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 17:25:35 / November 10, 2018 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2018314011. Event ids that are associated: pr2018314011. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0925 West, latitude 19.0365 North, depth = 49 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:25:35 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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