A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Monte Plata in Dominican Republic. The temblor was reported at 07:02:41 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.8419° West, latitude 18.8088° North, depth = 107.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 11:02:41 / November 1, 2016 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.63 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Monte Plata in Dominican Republic (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100073fp. Event ids that are associated: at00ofymoj, us100073fp.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Estebanía, Jarabacoa. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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