A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/19 / 2019-07-21 03:38:02 / July 21, 2019 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 61 km (38 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.3625° West, latitude 18.8215° North, depth = 61 km. The temblor was reported at 23:38:02 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2019202004. Event ids that are associated: pr2019202004.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, Miches, Santa Cruz de El Seibo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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