A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 03:23:12 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 03:23:12 / September 18, 2020 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000bpnl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpnl. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8452° West, 18.7433° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samaná, Los Llanos, Sabana de La Mar (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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