A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Cabrera in Dominican Republic on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gh5w. Unique identifier: us1000gh5w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 06:04:05 / August 25, 2018 @ 6:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:05 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.8671° West, 19.6324° North, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago de los Caballeros, El Valle, Puerto Plata (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salcedo (c. 45 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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