A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 13:25:00 / March 21, 2017 @ 1:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17080004. Id of event: pr17080004. The temblor was detected at 09:25:00 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 54 km, -68.6555° West, 18.0946° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 54 km (34 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro de Macorís, Guaymate, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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