A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Sabana Grande de Boya in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.87 km (52 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:13:52 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 00:13:52 / June 21, 2018 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000ewz1. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18172050, us1000ewz1. Exact location, longitude -69.8395° West, latitude 18.8871° North, depth = 83.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Constanza, Gaspar Hernández, Veragua Arriba (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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