A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Event id: pr17088009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17088009. The epicenter was at a depth of 135 km (84 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 20:04:43 / March 29, 2017 @ 8:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.505 West, latitude 18.0186 North, depth = 135 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:04:43 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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