A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr2019070013. Event ids that are associated: pr2019070013. Global time and date of event 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 21:04:02 / March 11, 2019 @ 9:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:04:02 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 135 km, -68.0998° West, 18.3583° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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