A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Gonzalo in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.37 km (47 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000fqva. Event ids that are associated: us2000fqva. Exact location of event, depth 75.37 km, -69.6153° West, 19.0065° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:10:48 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/18 / 2018-06-29 02:10:48 / June 29, 2018 @ 2:10 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Gregorio de Nigua, Rincón, Bonao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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