A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 23:00:50 / March 24, 2019 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:00:50 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019083019. Event ids that are associated: pr2019083019, us1000jl3n. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -68.2438° West, 18.8356° North.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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