A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019160000. Id of event: pr2019160000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7573 West, latitude 18.3733 North, depth = 106 km. The temblor was reported at 21:01:22 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 01:01:22 / June 9, 2019 @ 1:01 am.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches, Quisqueya, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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