A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 02:05:17 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.6818° West, latitude 18.3285° North, depth = 142 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142 km (88 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 06:05:17 / February 11, 2016 @ 6:05 am. Unique identifier: pr16042000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16042000.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches, Quisqueya, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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