A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 13:59:32 / April 11, 2016 @ 1:59 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.5475° West, latitude 18.2091° North, depth = 144 km. Event id: pr16102006. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16102006. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:59:32 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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