A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -67.9213° West, 18.1891° North, depth 116 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2019303001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019303001. The temblor was detected at 20:27:52 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 01:27:52 / October 30, 2019 @ 1:27 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Real (c. 6 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Real, Rincón, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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