A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15303005. Id of event: pr15303005. The temblor was reported at 23:05:54 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 03:05:54 / October 30, 2015 @ 3:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 70 km, -68.5446° West, 18.0384° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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