A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Gonzalo in Dominican Republic on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83.27 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6064 West, latitude 18.9417 North, depth = 83.27 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/18 / 2018-06-03 09:13:21 / June 3, 2018 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:13:21 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18154001, us1000ehsg. Id of event: us1000ehsg.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salcedo, Salsipuedes, Río San Juan. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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