A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Unique identifier: pr2020217002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020217002. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:21:49 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:21:49 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.7605 West, latitude 19.414 North, depth = 76 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Las Terrenas, El Valle. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sabana de La Mar (c. 14 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Samaná (c. 11 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Las Terrenas (c. 7 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NNE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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