A minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Dominican Republic. Exact location, longitude -68.8673° West, latitude 18.5476° North, depth = 116 km. Event id: pr2018106000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018106000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 00:42:07 / April 16, 2018 @ 12:42 am. The 3.72-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:42:07 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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