A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 79 km (49 miles). Event id: pr2020182021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020182021. Exact location of event, depth 79 km, -68.2245° West, 18.079° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 06:28:48 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:28 am. The temblor was reported at 06:28:48 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Salvaleón de Higüey, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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