A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Imbert in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 09:36:23 / September 10, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:36:23 / 5:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.8235 West, latitude 19.7595 North, depth = 24.2 km. Id of earthquake: us70005ef7. Event ids that are associated: us70005ef7.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón, Río San Juan, San Francisco de Macorís. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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