A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 05:52:59 / April 11, 2017 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4915 West, latitude 19.1226 North, depth = 41 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:52:59 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr17101004. Event ids that are associated: pr17101004. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
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 eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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