A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.55 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 11:36:31 / November 17, 2020 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr2020322012. Event ids that are associated: pr2020322012. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3695° West, 18.1566° North, depth 92 km. The temblor was detected at 11:36:31 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 35 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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