A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 02:46:28 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-18 06:46:28 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -68.6563 West, latitude 18.7005 North, depth 54 km.
Close countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro de Macorís, Hato Mayor del Rey, Miches.
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