A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:45:10 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 17:45:10 / November 4, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.34 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cadd. Event ids that are associated: pt20309050, us7000cadd. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1853° West, 18.1517° North, depth 80.34 km.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 51 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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