A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 177 km (110 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019175008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019175008. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 18:28:12 / June 24, 2019 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -68.0566° West, 18.3525° North, depth 177 km. The temblor was detected at 13:28:12 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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