A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey in Dominican Republic. Exact location of earthquake, -68.6895° West, 18.5596° North, depth 9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 07:25:01 / February 3, 2021 @ 7:25 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:25:01 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2021034005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021034005.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quisqueya, San Pedro de Macorís, Hato Mayor del Rey (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six 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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