A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2019194002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019194002. Exact location of event, depth 110 km, -68.7973° West, 18.3528° North. Global time and date of event 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 14:06:10 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:06 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110 km (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:06:10 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby 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 Los Llanos, Miches, Quisqueya. Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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