A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127 km (79 miles). Exact location of event, depth 127 km, -68.6786° West, 18.357° North. The temblor was reported at 01:02:12 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 05:02:12 / July 1, 2017 @ 5:02 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2017182003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017182003.
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, Miches, Hato Mayor del Rey. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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