A minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 90 km (56 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2019276002. Event ids that are associated: pr2019276002. Exact location of event, depth 90 km, -68.243° West, 18.2186° North. The temblor was reported at 01:01:44 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 06:01:44 / October 3, 2019 @ 6:01 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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