A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.4706 West, latitude 17.7925 North, depth = 57 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019071019. Event ids that are associated: pr2019071019. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 16:32:10 / March 12, 2019 @ 4:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:32:10 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57 km (35 miles).
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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