A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from La Romana in Dominican Republic on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 06:54:39 / March 5, 2021 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2021064003. Unique identifier: pr2021064003. Exact location of earthquake, -68.9098° West, 18.075° North, depth 64 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:54:39 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 64 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Llanos, Hato Mayor del Rey, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hato Mayor del Rey (c. 36 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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