A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: pr2019323014. Event ids that are associated: pr2019323014. The temblor was detected at 04:58:40 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 09:58:40 / November 19, 2019 @ 9:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7538 West, latitude 17.8248 North, depth = 92 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 92 km (57 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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