A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cabarete in Dominican Republic. Event id: us10005bst. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bst. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 22:56:14 / April 26, 2016 @ 10:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:56:14 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.3643 West, latitude 19.693 North, depth = 26.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.62 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bonao (c. 73 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monción, Bonao, Mao (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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