A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.9231° West, 19.25° North, depth 89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 19:36:11 / June 16, 2019 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019167008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019167008. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:36:11 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89 km (55 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Guaymate, Sánchez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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