A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Global time and date of event 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 16:13:17 / July 28, 2019 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:13:17 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.9771° West, 18.5331° North, depth 139 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 139 km (86 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019209006. Event ids that are associated: pr2019209006.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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