A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: us60004wea, pr2019208002. Unique identifier: pr2019208002. The temblor was reported at 00:25:02 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.8086° West, latitude 18.6755° North, depth = 100 km. Global time and date of event 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 04:25:02 / July 27, 2019 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Sabana de La Mar, Los Llanos. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 5 km WSW of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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