A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017182013. Unique identifier: pr2017182013. Exact location of event, longitude -68.3885 West, latitude 18.1431 North, depth = 128 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 23:20:41 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles). The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:20:41 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda. Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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