A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact location, longitude -68.2001° West, latitude 18.1361° North, depth = 73 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 13:48:54 / October 14, 2020 @ 1:48 pm. Event id: pr2020288012. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020288012. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 73 km (45 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:48:54 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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