A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.52 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019361008. Unique identifier: pr2019361008. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 05:27:30 / December 27, 2019 @ 5:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4213 West, latitude 17.78 North, depth = 120 km. The 3.52-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:27:30 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 120 km (75 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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