A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67 km (42 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:28:18 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.2236 West, latitude 19.0716 North, depth = 67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 07:28:18 / June 10, 2019 @ 7:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2019161009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019161009.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Punta Cana. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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