A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8916 West, latitude 18.4616 North, depth = 98 km. Event id: pr2019207007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019207007. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 07:10:18 / July 26, 2019 @ 7:10 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:10:18 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Valle, Boca Chica, Los Llanos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ENE of La Romana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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