A minor earthquake magnitude 3.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 06:28:54 / February 25, 2021 @ 6:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, -68.953° West, 18.4883° North, depth 114 km. Event id: pr2021056005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddi6, pr2021056005. The temblor was reported at 06:28:54 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 114 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de La Mar, Bayaguana, El Valle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (23 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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