A light earthquake magnitude 4.12 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 114 km, -68.8055° West, 18.5146° North. Global time and date of event 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 15:32:51 / March 10, 2021 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: pr2021069002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2021069002. The temblor was detected at 15:32:51 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 114 km (71 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayaguana, Sabana de La Mar, Boca Chica (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from San Pedro de Macorís (c. 217 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Boca Chica (c. 46 300 pop), 55 km (34 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 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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