A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5805 West, latitude 18.8553 North, depth = 69 km. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:23 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017160009. Unique identifier: pr2017160009. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 22:19:23 / June 9, 2017 @ 10:19 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hato Mayor del Rey, La Romana, Guaymate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 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 six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km NNE of Otra Banda, Dominican Republic.
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