A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 85 km, -68.3046° West, 18.0325° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 05:13:35 / October 20, 2019 @ 5:13 am. Unique identifier: pr2019293003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019293003. The temblor was picked up at 00:13:35 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 85 km (53 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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