A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:02:22 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019139001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019139001. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 06:02:22 / May 19, 2019 @ 6:02 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 83 km, -68.1123° West, 18.13° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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