A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2019300028. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019300028. Global time and date of event 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 19:40:12 / October 27, 2019 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8173 West, latitude 18.6221 North, depth = 141 km. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:12 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141 km (88 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Llanos, El Valle, Quisqueya. The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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