A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6958 West, latitude 18.1595 North, depth = 171 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 17:04:29 / September 1, 2016 @ 5:04 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:04:29 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr16245009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16245009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, San Pedro de Macorís, Guaymate (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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