A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019277021. Id of event: pr2019277021. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 11:19:28 / October 4, 2019 @ 11:19 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:19:28 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 99 km, -68.4136° West, 18.2845° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 23 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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