A minor earthquake magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143 km (89 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 01:42:32 / July 12, 2017 @ 1:42 am. Event id: pr2017193000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017193000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4046 West, latitude 18.1645 North, depth = 143 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:32 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (41 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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: 32 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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