A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo in Dominican Republic. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:57:35 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019323017. Id of event: pr2019323017. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 19:57:35 / November 19, 2019 @ 7:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8565 West, latitude 18.7598 North, depth = 11 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Los Llanos, Sabana de La Mar. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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