A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Friday. The temblor was reported at 06:41:33 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Unique identifier: pr2021008014. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021008014. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 06:41:33 / January 8, 2021 @ 6:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -68.5195° West, 18.23° North, depth 69 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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