A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr16312003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16312003. Exact location of event, longitude -68.4235 West, latitude 17.965 North, depth = 93 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 21:52:10 / November 7, 2016 @ 9:52 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:52:10 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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