A minor earthquake magnitude 3.54 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic. The 3.54-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:04:02 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 10:04:02 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017195008. Unique identifier: pr2017195008. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7015 West, latitude 18.8805 North, depth = 56 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, San Pedro de Macorís, Samaná. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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