A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr2020312011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbwy, pr2020312011. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:02:56 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 20:02:56 / November 7, 2020 @ 8:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 123 km, -68.825° West, 18.155° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Boca Chica, Los Llanos, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km SW of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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