A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Santa Barbara de Samana in Dominican Republic on Saturday. The 3.55-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:36:02 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 112 km, -68.927° West, 19.5885° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 11:36:02 / February 22, 2020 @ 11:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020053028. Unique identifier: pr2020053028. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112 km (70 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Valle, Sánchez, Sabana de La Mar (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sánchez (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from El Valle (c. 5 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 60 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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