A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105 km (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 22:51:43 / November 21, 2019 @ 10:51 pm. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:51:43 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8543 West, latitude 18.2853 North, depth = 105 km. Id of earthquake: pr2019325027. Event ids that are associated: pr2019325027.
The epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Chica, Miches, Los Llanos. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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