A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Global time and date of event 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 17:15:18 / June 13, 2019 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019164009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019164009. Exact location of event, depth 98 km, -68.9383° West, 18.5518° North. The temblor was picked up at 13:15:18 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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