A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.7503° West, 18.2088° North, depth 180 km. Event id: pr2017163002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017163002. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:53:59 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 180 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 14:53:59 / June 12, 2017 @ 2:53 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hato Mayor del Rey, Quisqueya, Santa Cruz de El Seibo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 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 five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 23 km SW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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