A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 15:57:20 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 15:57:20 / July 27, 2020 @ 3:57 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -68.0915° West, 19.051° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b4rx. Unique identifier: us6000b4rx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana. Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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