A minor earthquake magnitude 3.77 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 10:21:28 / March 11, 2021 @ 10:21 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021070003. Id of event: pr2021070003. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 136 km (85 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.3423° West, 18.4341° North, depth 136 km. The 3.77-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:21:28 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from La Romana (c. 208 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, La Romana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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