A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Friday. Id of earthquake: pr2019151011. Event ids that are associated: pr2019151011. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:31 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103 km (64 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9956 West, latitude 18.419 North, depth = 103 km. Global time and date of event 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 20:18:31 / May 31, 2019 @ 8:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, El Valle, Punta Cana. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km WSW of La Romana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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