A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic. The 3.76-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:29:56 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7581° West, 18.9606° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 18:29:56 / November 25, 2020 @ 6:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020330013. Id of event: pr2020330013.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Llanos, Quisqueya, San Pedro de Macorís. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).
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 seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight 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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