A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019343008. Unique identifier: pr2019343008. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5451° West, 18.0955° North, depth 93 km. The temblor was reported at 11:50:46 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 15:50:46 / December 9, 2019 @ 3:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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: 32 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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