A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019182007. Id of event: pr2019182007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 12:21:38 / July 1, 2019 @ 12:21 pm. Exact location of event, depth 128 km, -68.7385° West, 18.5896° North. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:21:38 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Llanos, El Valle, Quisqueya. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
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 fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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