A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 94 km (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.5065° West, 17.9245° North, depth 94 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 03:13:43 / December 30, 2019 @ 3:13 am. The temblor was reported at 22:13:43 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019364047. Unique identifier: pr2019364047.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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