A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 113 km, -67.9016° West, 18.341° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 09:06:08 / November 22, 2019 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113 km (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:06:08 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2019326012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019326012.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguada, Rincón, Punta Cana. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Aguada (c. 4 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rincón (c. 1 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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