A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 21:12:19 / February 18, 2021 @ 9:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021049014. Unique identifier: pr2021049014. The temblor was reported at 21:12:19 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.3936° West, latitude 17.8081° North, depth = 24 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael del Yuma. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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