A minor earthquake magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019010008. Unique identifier: pr2019010008. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 18:15:12 / January 10, 2019 @ 6:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 108 km (67 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:15:12 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 108 km, -68.6456° West, 19.0941° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, Sabana de La Mar, El Valle.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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