A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sánchez in Dominican Republic on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -69.5998° West, 19.0538° North. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:48 / 9:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c9dq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9dq. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 09:33:48 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:33 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bella Vista, Santo Domingo Oeste, La Julia (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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