A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Thursday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:37:32 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.81 km (99 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dee9. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dee9. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 09:37:32 / February 4, 2021 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 158.81 km, -68.9805° West, 18.4654° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de La Mar, Bayaguana, El Valle (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km N of La Romana, Dominican Republic.
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