A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Monday. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:15:03 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 02:15:03 / November 19, 2019 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -68.2535° West, latitude 18.2148° North, depth = 72 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019323004. Id of event: pr2019323004.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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