A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2018027003. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018027003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:56:30 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 10:56:30 / January 27, 2018 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 49 km, -68.872° West, 19.3581° North.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Terrenas, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, El Valle.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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