A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.1518 West, latitude 18.816 North, depth = 50.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arue. Unique identifier: us7000arue. The temblor was reported at 19:28:00 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 19:28:00 / July 20, 2020 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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