A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2019296014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019296014. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 15:22:41 / October 23, 2019 @ 3:22 pm. The 3.63-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:22:41 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3641 West, latitude 17.9501 North, depth = 94 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 54 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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