A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.1263 West, latitude 18.0085 North, depth = 184.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dil6. Id of event: us6000dil6. The temblor was picked up at 06:09:39 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.31 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 06:09:39 / February 18, 2021 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Punta Cana. Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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