A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019169012. Unique identifier: pr2019169012. Exact location of event, depth 91 km, -67.9913° West, 19.0186° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:02 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 18:52:02 / June 18, 2019 @ 6:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91 km (57 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-seven 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 65 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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