A minor earthquake magnitude 3.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 00:44:17 / December 14, 2020 @ 12:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqvf, pr2020349001. Id of event: pr2020349001. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8901° West, 18.5241° North, depth 128 km. The temblor was reported at 00:44:17 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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