A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Salvaleon de Higuey in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2017187007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017187007. The temblor was detected at 18:41:15 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 22:41:15 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7831 West, latitude 18.6201 North, depth = 122 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, Los Llanos, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 52 km (33 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 nine, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km W of Salvaleon de Higuey, Dominican Republic.
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