A minor earthquake magnitude 3.82 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113 km (70 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.9543° West, latitude 18.364° North, depth = 113 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020177003. Unique identifier: pr2020177003. The 3.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:11 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 06:08:11 / June 25, 2020 @ 6:08 am.
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 Bayaguana, El Valle, Miches. Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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