A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000aigd. Event ids that are associated: us7000aigd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 22:36:48 / July 5, 2020 @ 10:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6773 West, latitude 19.1523 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:36:48 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Valle, Sabana de La Mar, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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