A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Juan Lopez Abajo in Dominican Republic. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:51:31 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 03:51:31 / May 26, 2019 @ 3:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003sac. Id of event: us60003sac. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.4879 West, latitude 19.4424 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Bonao (c. 73 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padre Las Casas, Villa Altagracia, Sabana Grande de Boyá (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 1 km NE of Juan Lopez Abajo, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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