A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019111012. Event ids that are associated: pr2019111012. Exact location, longitude -68.4025° West, latitude 18.078° North, depth = 85 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 22:18:14 / April 21, 2019 @ 10:18 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:18:14 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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