A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019085002. Id of event: pr2019085002. Exact location of event, depth 90 km, -68.0181° West, 18.992° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:04:40 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 04:04:40 / March 26, 2019 @ 4:04 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 60 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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