A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 157 km SSW of Oviedo, Dominican Republic (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d22e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d22e. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:16:27 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.17 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 19:16:27 / January 12, 2021 @ 7:16 pm. Exact location of event, depth 14.17 km, -72.0398° West, 16.5221° North.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one 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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