A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/20 / 2020-04-04 00:27:38 / April 4, 2020 @ 12:27 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:27:38 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.6441 West, latitude 18.0663 North, depth = 143 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 143 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2020095004. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020095004.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro de Macorís, Guaymate, Otra Banda. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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