A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Gonzalo in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.4 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:13:21 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.64 West, latitude 18.924 North, depth = 56.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: pt18154001. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18154001. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/18 / 2018-06-03 09:13:21 / June 3, 2018 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Veragua Arriba, Gaspar Hernández (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 12 km ESE of Gonzalo, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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