A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.0045° West, 18.3078° North, depth 103 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019276015. Id of event: pr2019276015. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 18:11:20 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:11:20 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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