A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Mona Passage, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Mona Passage, Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96 km (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 96 km, -68.5571° West, 18.1898° North. Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 01:15:20 / December 6, 2018 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018340000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018340000. The temblor was reported at 01:15:20 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Otra Banda, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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