A minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:23:08 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 05:23:08 / August 25, 2017 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1018° West, 18.027° North, depth 92 km. Unique identifier: pr2017237003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017237003.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and four 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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