A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 07:58:11 / March 19, 2019 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:58:11 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019078008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019078008. Exact location of event, depth 77 km, -68.6723° West, 18.0075° North.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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