A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 21:35:25 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.488 West, latitude 17.9661 North, depth = 146 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 02:35:25 / November 25, 2017 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2017329000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017329000. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146 km (91 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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