A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2019013005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019013005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9401 West, latitude 18.994 North, depth = 4 km. The temblor was reported at 01:52:10 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 06:52:10 / January 13, 2019 @ 6:52 am.
The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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