A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Global time and date of event 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 13:06:44 / October 6, 2019 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 61 km, -68.4611° West, 19.4183° North. Id of earthquake: pr2019279013. Event ids that are associated: pr2019279013. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:06:44 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 61 km (38 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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