A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0869 West, latitude 18.1045 North, depth = 89.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.05 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:07:53 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3ey. Unique identifier: us7000d3ey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 14:07:53 / January 26, 2021 @ 2:07 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, 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 thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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