A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 16:43:01 / September 10, 2018 @ 4:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018253005. Id of event: pr2018253005. The temblor was detected at 12:43:01 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.9625° West, latitude 18.995° North, depth = 109 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109 km (68 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Punta Cana, Sánchez (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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