A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -68.6525° West, 19.0498° North. Global time and date of event 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 04:13:57 / March 6, 2018 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:13:57 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018065003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018065003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, La Romana, El Valle. Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km E of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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