A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:21:46 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:21 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.77 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020217002, us6000b9be. Unique identifier: us6000b9be. The temblor was reported at 15:21:46 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2869 West, latitude 18.7807 North, depth = 88.77 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo, Villa Riva, Esperalvillo. Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WNW of Hato Mayor del Rey, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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