A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.0751 West, latitude 19.2816 North, depth = 76 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 19:49:28 / January 4, 2016 @ 7:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16004008. Unique identifier: pr16004008. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:49:28 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 76 km (47 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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