A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:57:18 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/19 / 2019-07-11 23:57:18 / July 11, 2019 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6938 West, latitude 18.3395 North, depth = 153 km. Unique identifier: pr2019192010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019192010. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153 km (95 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, Hato Mayor del Rey, San Pedro de Macorís. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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