A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr2018146011. Event ids that are associated: us1000ectr, pr2018146011. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/18 / 2018-05-26 21:33:01 / May 26, 2018 @ 9:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km (8 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:33:01 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.5651 West, latitude 19.123 North, depth = 13 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma, Guaymate, Santa Cruz de El Seibo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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