A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 97 km, -68.5043° West, 18.4791° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 97 km (60 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019069005. Id of event: pr2019069005. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 07:53:00 / March 10, 2019 @ 7:53 am. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:53:00 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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