A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Dominican Republic region kilometers (0 miles) from Dominican Republic region. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 18:37:36 / May 13, 2017 @ 6:37 pm. Event id: pr2017133014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017133014. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:36 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.4913° West, 17.8801° North, depth 84 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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