A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Guaymate in Dominican Republic. Event id: us6000d703. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d703. Exact location of event, depth 99.37 km, -68.9059° West, 18.5246° North. The temblor was detected at 09:05:44 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 09:05:44 / January 9, 2021 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 99.37 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 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), 53 km (33 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica, El Valle.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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