A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Gonzalo in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17165002. Unique identifier: pt17165002. The temblor was reported at 03:15:14 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:15:14 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:15 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.8 km (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.611 West, latitude 19.037 North, depth = 107.8 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salsipuedes, Cambita Garabitos, San Gregorio de Nigua. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 17 km ENE of Gonzalo, Dominican Republic.
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