A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 00:48:31 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr16040005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16040005. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4965° West, 17.7989° North, depth 147 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147 km (91 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 05:48:31 / February 9, 2016 @ 5:48 am.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). 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 ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 65 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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