A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 02:58:46 / November 21, 2020 @ 2:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020326001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020326001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:46 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2556 West, latitude 18.2481 North, depth = 145 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaymate, La Romana, Salvaleón de Higüey.
Every 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 ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km ESE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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