A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Guananico in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 14:02:51 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/18 / 2018-11-11 18:02:51 / November 11, 2018 @ 6:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -70.8864° West, 19.7624° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hqlu. Event ids that are associated: us1000hqlu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Francisco de Macorís (c. 124 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Concepción de La Vega (c. 102 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fantino, Ouanaminthe, Dajabón. Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 5 km NE of Guananico, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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