A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.4 km (81 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 15:10:26 / August 26, 2020 @ 3:10 pm. Exact location of event, depth 130.4 km, -68.5338° West, 17.9132° North. The temblor was detected at 15:10:26 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bd7b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bd7b.
Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Punta Cana, La Romana. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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