A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c1l8. Unique identifier: us6000c1l8. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8138 West, latitude 18.137 North, depth = 128.56 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 11:37:32 / September 26, 2020 @ 11:37 am. The temblor was detected at 11:37:32 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.56 km (80 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hato Mayor del Rey, Quisqueya, Santa Cruz de El Seibo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km SW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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