A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018104002. Unique identifier: pr2018104002. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 72 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 01:36:37 / April 14, 2018 @ 1:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.1836 West, latitude 17.9706 North, depth = 72 km. The temblor was detected at 20:36:37 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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