A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Id of earthquake: pr2019304003. Event ids that are associated: pr2019304003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 10:46:50 / October 31, 2019 @ 10:46 am. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:46:50 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 84 km, -68.262° West, 18.1025° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 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 two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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