A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1102° West, 18.762° North, depth 83.93 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cb87. Event ids that are associated: us7000cb87. Global time and date of event 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 08:05:28 / November 6, 2020 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:28 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.93 km (52 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda. Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 36 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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