A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.4861 West, latitude 18.3286 North, depth = 100 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 15:48:41 / March 28, 2018 @ 3:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018087001. Unique identifier: pr2018087001. The epicenter was at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:41 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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