A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (83 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 01:21:03 / January 14, 2016 @ 1:21 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:21:03 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr16014002. Unique identifier: pr16014002. Exact location of event, depth 59 km, -67.7519° West, 19.6165° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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