A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Estero Hondo in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 10:26:21 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 10:26:21 / August 25, 2020 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000bck3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bck3. Exact location, longitude -71.2673° West, latitude 19.8115° North, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, San Víctor Arriba, Trou du Nord (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Esperanza (c. 42 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Villa Bisonó (c. 33 100 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 9 km W of Estero Hondo, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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