A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0788 West, latitude 18.1733 North, depth = 126 km. Unique identifier: pr2019177000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019177000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 00:43:11 / June 26, 2019 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:43:11 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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