A minor earthquake magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 17:42:51 / June 16, 2020 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr2020168018. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020168018. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147 km (91 miles). The 3.79-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:42:51 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.4135° West, 18.3456° North, depth 147 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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