A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 03:19:10 / December 14, 2020 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 167.85 km (104 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:10 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.8953° West, 18.5165° North, depth 167.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqw2. Id of event: us7000cqw2.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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