A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Mona Passage, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage, Dominican Republic. Exact location, longitude -68.2436° West, latitude 18.327° North, depth = 165.22 km. The temblor was detected at 11:02:22 / 11:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 165.22 km (103 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 11:02:22 / November 20, 2018 @ 11:02 am. Unique identifier: us1000hued. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hued.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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