A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 103 km, -68.3486° West, 18.0856° North. The temblor was detected at 18:20:39 / 6:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 23:20:39 / June 23, 2018 @ 11:20 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018174012. Id of event: pr2018174012. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103 km (64 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Romana, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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