A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Estero Hondo in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -71.2121° West, 19.7913° North, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:05 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bckd. Event ids that are associated: us7000bckd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 11:41:05 / August 25, 2020 @ 11:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moca (c. 61 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Mao (c. 48 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Esperanza (c. 42 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Villa Bisonó (c. 33 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Veragua Arriba, Trou du Nord, Moca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km SW of Estero Hondo, Dominican Republic.
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