A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 08:52:15 / November 10, 2018 @ 8:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:52:15 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018314008. Id of event: pr2018314008. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 72 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -68.5083 West, latitude 18.2903 North, depth = 72 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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