A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2018242000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018242000. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 00:13:07 / August 30, 2018 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.2623° West, latitude 18.0496° North, depth = 73 km. The temblor was reported at 19:13:07 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 73 km (45 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, Punta Cana.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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