A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sabana Grande de Boya in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 00:13:52 / June 21, 2018 @ 12:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.6 km (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -69.845° West, 18.941° North, depth 55.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:13:52 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pt18172050. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18172050.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tamboril, Estebanía, Guaymate. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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