A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Mona Passage, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage, Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 21:55:44 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8785 West, latitude 18.5511 North, depth = 102 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019280021. Event ids that are associated: pr2019280021. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 21:55:44 / October 7, 2019 @ 9:55 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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