A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Las Salinas in Dominican Republic. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl4u. Id of event: us7000cl4u. Global time and date of event 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 11:12:41 / November 30, 2020 @ 11:12 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:41 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.4562° West, 18.2048° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop), Haiti (c. 9 649 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Delmas 73 (c. 382 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pétionville (c. 283 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Croix des Bouquets (c. 229 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santa Cruz de Barahona (c. 77 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Juan de la Maguana (c. 73 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Azua (c. 59 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Thomazeau (c. 52 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mirebalais, Delmas 73, Pétionville.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km WSW of Las Salinas, Dominican Republic.
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