A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 09:32:03 / March 13, 2021 @ 9:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 39 km, -68.3686° West, 17.8698° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2021072001. Id of event: pr2021072001. The temblor was detected at 09:32:03 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 61 km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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