A minor earthquake magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Otra Banda in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 51 km, -68.488° West, 19.1993° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:48:25 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 16:48:25 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:48 pm. Id of earthquake: pr2021066007. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgwv, pr2021066007.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Punta Cana, Salvaleón de Higüey.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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