A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.4853 West, latitude 18.3826 North, depth = 94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/19 / 2019-07-24 18:58:52 / July 24, 2019 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2019205010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019205010. The temblor was picked up at 14:58:52 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 13 km E of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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