A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Santa Barbara de Samana in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 00:28:37 / June 26, 2019 @ 12:28 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 141 km (88 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019177001. Id of event: pr2019177001. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:37 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9271 West, latitude 19.5488 North, depth = 141 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sánchez, El Valle, Sabana de La Mar. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sánchez (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from El Valle (c. 5 700 pop).
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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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