A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4983° West, 19.1651° North, depth 79 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:49:11 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018022002. Unique identifier: pr2018022002. The epicenter was at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 16:49:11 / January 22, 2018 @ 4:49 pm.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Punta Cana.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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