A minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.7253° West, 18.175° North, depth 71 km. Global time and date of event 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 11:11:28 / March 30, 2020 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:11:28 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020090010. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020090010, us70008ilr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, San Pedro de Macorís, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km S of San Rafael del Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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