A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.669 West, latitude 18.3555 North, depth = 142 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 14:15:56 / August 12, 2019 @ 2:15 pm. Unique identifier: pr2019224012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019224012. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:56 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142 km (88 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quisqueya, Miches, Hato Mayor del Rey.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km WSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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