A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Dominican Republic kilometers (0 miles) from Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 03:21:58 / December 8, 2020 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020343005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020343005. Exact location of earthquake, -68.921° West, 18.54° North, depth 116 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 116 km (72 miles). The 3.08-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:21:58 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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