A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The temblor was picked up at 07:34:22 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.1521 West, latitude 17.9858 North, depth = 86 km. Id of earthquake: pr2021060005. Event ids that are associated: pr2021060005. The epicenter was at a depth of 86 km (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 07:34:22 / March 1, 2021 @ 7:34 am.
Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). 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, Punta Cana.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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