A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8463 West, latitude 18.2366 North, depth = 108 km. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:22:39 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019359003. Id of event: pr2019359003. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 07:22:39 / December 25, 2019 @ 7:22 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108 km (67 miles).
The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Boca Chica, Los Llanos, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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