A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017192004. Id of event: pr2017192004. The temblor was detected at 04:51:10 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 09:51:10 / July 11, 2017 @ 9:51 am. Exact location of event, longitude -68.575 West, latitude 17.988 North, depth = 58 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 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 four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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