A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.67 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 15:21:01 / July 21, 2018 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.8118° West, latitude 19.1701° North, depth = 157 km. The temblor was detected at 11:21:01 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2018202006. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018202006.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sánchez, La Romana, San Rafael del Yuma.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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