A light earthquake magnitude 4.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -68.7938° West, latitude 19.354° North, depth = 154 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154 km (96 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:38:15 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2017331000. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017331000. Global time and date of event 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 04:38:15 / November 27, 2017 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Sánchez (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Sánchez, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 48 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic.
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