A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:27:08 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 12:27:08 / July 28, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8553 West, latitude 19.0595 North, depth = 8 km. Event id: pr2020210003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020210003.
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Llanos, Sánchez, San Pedro de Macorís (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km ENE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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