A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2019178001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019178001. Global time and date of event 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 02:35:18 / June 27, 2019 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -68.0998° West, 19.1663° North. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:18 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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