A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location, longitude -68.117° West, latitude 19.0768° North, depth = 102 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:14:38 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019067013, us1000jcc3. Id of event: pr2019067013. Global time and date of event 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 08:14:38 / March 8, 2019 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Punta Cana.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 62 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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