A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles). Global time and date of event 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 23:19:52 / August 6, 2019 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:19:52 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2019218009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019218009. Exact location of event, longitude -68.4836 West, latitude 18.2108 North, depth = 92 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 22 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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