A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/18 / 2018-11-15 21:12:28 / November 15, 2018 @ 9:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.937 West, latitude 18.169 North, depth = 112 km. The temblor was detected at 16:12:28 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018319011. Unique identifier: pr2018319011. The epicenter was at a depth of 112 km (70 miles).
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
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 thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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