A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:58:20 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019067001. Id of event: pr2019067001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3305 West, latitude 18.0048 North, depth = 103 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 00:58:20 / March 8, 2019 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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