A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Monte Plata in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ofymoj. Unique identifier: at00ofymoj. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:02:43 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 11:02:43 / November 1, 2016 @ 11:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -69.776° West, latitude 18.716° North, depth = 69 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Monte Plata in Dominican Republic (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estebanía, Tenares, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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