A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 03:49:27 / January 16, 2021 @ 3:49 am. The temblor was reported at 03:49:27 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021016004. Event ids that are associated: pr2021016004. Exact location, longitude -68.4343° West, latitude 18.2246° North, depth = 87 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaymate, La Romana, Otra Banda. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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