A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Monday. The temblor was reported at 07:58:36 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.8147° West, latitude 17.6893° North, depth = 77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr15299002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15299002. Global time and date of event 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 12:58:36 / October 26, 2015 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 79 km SSW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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