A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 22:23:34 / April 2, 2018 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018092009. Id of event: pr2018092009. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:23:34 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9 km, -68.9016° West, 19.2251° North.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sánchez, Guaymate, Salvaleón de Higüey.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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