A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 10:35:53 / May 29, 2020 @ 10:35 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3406° West, 17.9963° North, depth 65 km. Event id: pr2020150011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020150011. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:35:53 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Romana, Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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