A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 18:15:45 / June 27, 2019 @ 6:15 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:15:45 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93 km (58 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.5058° West, latitude 17.9765° North, depth = 93 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019178007. Id of event: pr2019178007.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, La Romana.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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