A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: us70003xki. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19161050, us70003xki. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 06:48:57 / June 10, 2019 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:48:57 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.0672° West, 19.2956° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana. Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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