A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 13:26:13 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3923 West, latitude 17.9476 North, depth = 120 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120 km (75 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017201005. Unique identifier: pr2017201005. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 18:26:13 / July 20, 2017 @ 6:26 pm.
The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, La Romana, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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