A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 03:12:01 / June 24, 2017 @ 3:12 am. Exact location of event, depth 91 km, -68.2043° West, 18.1121° North. The 3.47-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:12:01 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017175001. Unique identifier: pr2017175001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91 km (57 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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