A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 17:46:32 / April 11, 2020 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 66 km, -68.534° West, 17.942° North. The 3.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:46:32 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020102013. Id of event: pr2020102013.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop).
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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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