A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from La Plaine in Dominica on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 03:39:50 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.82 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 22.82 km, -61.2469° West, 15.348° North. Unique identifier: us6000412r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000412r. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 07:39:50 / June 15, 2019 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Le Gros-Morne, La Trinité, Petite Rivière Salée. The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Sainte-Marie (c. 20 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Roseau (c. 16 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Petite Rivière Salée (c. 15 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Trinité (c. 15 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Le Gros-Morne (c. 11 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominica (c. 73 000 pop), Martinique (c. 433 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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