A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019279022. Unique identifier: pr2019279022. The temblor was detected at 08:15:48 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 13:15:48 / October 6, 2019 @ 1:15 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8795° West, 19.0198° North, depth 25 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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