A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.84 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 10:54:21 / December 1, 2020 @ 10:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 115 km (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:54:21 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 115 km, -68.8993° West, 18.3275° North. Id of earthquake: pr2020336009. Event ids that are associated: pr2020336009.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Valle, Boca Chica, Miches (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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