A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Event id: pr2020287003. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020287003. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:07:42 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.5711° West, latitude 18.2681° North, depth = 148 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 07:07:42 / October 13, 2020 @ 7:07 am.
Nearby 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 San Pedro de Macorís, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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