A light earthquake magnitude 4.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 16:02:11 / July 28, 2019 @ 4:02 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:11 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144 km (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.9601 West, latitude 18.5533 North, depth = 144 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19209050, us60004wsn, pr2019209005. Id of event: pr2019209005.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monte Plata, Samaná, Bayaguana.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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