A minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 03:50:04 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019258010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019258010. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2225 West, latitude 18.8903 North, depth = 85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 08:50:04 / September 15, 2019 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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