A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Monday. Global time and date of event 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 03:25:21 / September 28, 2020 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). The 3.39-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:25:21 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2020272001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c210, pr2020272001. Exact location of earthquake, -68.4258° West, 19.4103° North, depth 8 km.
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miches.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days five hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 80 km NE of Miches, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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