A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr2019174019. Event ids that are associated: pr2019174019. The temblor was reported at 04:08:46 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3411 West, latitude 19.0425 North, depth = 75 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 09:08:46 / June 23, 2019 @ 9:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, San Rafael del Yuma, Miches (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.