A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sabana del Puerto in Dominican Republic. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:14:25 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6fb. Id of event: us6000c6fb. Exact location of earthquake, -70.3648° West, 19.0317° North, depth 86.48 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.48 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 14:14:25 / October 7, 2020 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mao, San Juan de la Maguana, Imbert (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo (c. 2 201 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros (c. 1 200 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Oeste (c. 701 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bella Vista (c. 175 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 154 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Puerto Plata (c. 146 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SE of Sabana del Puerto, Dominican Republic.
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