A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 98.81 km (61 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 06:28:55 / February 25, 2021 @ 6:28 am. Exact location of event, depth 98.81 km, -68.947° West, 18.4573° North. The temblor was reported at 06:28:55 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ddi6. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddi6.
Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayaguana, El Valle, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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