A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019187015, us70004d8k. Unique identifier: pr2019187015. The temblor was detected at 13:05:05 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 17:05:05 / July 6, 2019 @ 5:05 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.8056° West, latitude 18.8333° North, depth = 49 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Llanos, Quisqueya, Samaná (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 9 km NNW of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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