A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2018072007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018072007. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115 km (71 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 19:08:32 / March 13, 2018 @ 7:08 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:08:32 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.239 West, latitude 18.1993 North, depth = 115 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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