A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Luperón in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 05:10:32 / July 11, 2020 @ 5:10 am. Exact location, longitude -70.8146° West, latitude 20.2036° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000altf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000altf. The temblor was detected at 05:10:32 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Esperanza (c. 42 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Villa Bisonó (c. 33 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tamboril (c. 23 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Licey al Medio, San Víctor Arriba, Veragua Arriba (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km NNE of Luperón, Dominican Republic.
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