A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.723° West, 19.1223° North, depth 62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019156000. Unique identifier: pr2019156000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:06:43 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 02:06:43 / June 5, 2019 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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