A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:47 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 09:50:47 / November 21, 2019 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3268 West, latitude 17.8663 North, depth = 175 km. Unique identifier: pr2019325018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019325018.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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