A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Global time and date of event 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 10:19:27 / January 17, 2021 @ 10:19 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000d0vp. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0vp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.18 km (45 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.4514° West, latitude 18.6322° North, depth = 72.18 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:19:27 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miches, Santa Cruz de El Seibo, La Romana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NW of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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