A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: us600088d5. Unique identifier: us600088d5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 03:10:17 / March 3, 2020 @ 3:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:10:17 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.857 West, latitude 18.4287 North, depth = 157.97 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 157.97 km (98 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, Bayaguana, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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