A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 16:30:44 / December 16, 2019 @ 4:30 pm. Event id: pr2019350010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019350010. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.542 West, latitude 18.236 North, depth = 147 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147 km (91 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:30:44 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro de Macorís, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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