A light earthquake magnitude 4.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5185° West, 19.5581° North, depth 114 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:45:48 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 03:45:48 / June 9, 2020 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020161006. Event ids that are associated: pr2020161006. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114 km (71 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miches. Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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