A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 20:33:47 / September 30, 2017 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ax9h. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax9h. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -68.5125° West, 17.7855° North. The temblor was detected at 15:33:47 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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