A light earthquake magnitude 4.18 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Miches in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 16:03:23 / February 3, 2021 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8785 West, latitude 19.0905 North, depth = 8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de70, pr2021034012. Id of event: pr2021034012. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:03:23 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayaguana, Los Llanos, San Pedro de Macorís. Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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