A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 111 km, -68.612° West, 18.2485° North. Global time and date of event 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 21:22:33 / April 10, 2018 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:33 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018100009. Event ids that are associated: pr2018100009. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro de Macorís, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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