A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Global time and date of event 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 12:51:55 / October 23, 2019 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:51:55 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 55 km, -68.6828° West, 19.6023° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2019296017. Event ids that are associated: pr2019296017.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Miches (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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