A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019341007. Unique identifier: pr2019341007. The temblor was detected at 06:00:14 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 11:00:14 / December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, -68.427° West, 18.0878° North, depth 90 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 90 km (56 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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