A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 77 km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic (48 miles). Unique identifier: pr2019341002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019341002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.758 West, latitude 17.6896 North, depth = 8 km. The temblor was reported at 00:43:45 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 05:43:45 / December 7, 2019 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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