A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes Mona Passage, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage, Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:04:43 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 09:04:43 / November 21, 2018 @ 9:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0675 West, latitude 18.135 North, depth = 94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018325004. Unique identifier: pr2018325004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94 km (58 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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