A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -68.2905° West, 19.3283° North, depth 52 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017251000. Unique identifier: pr2017251000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:14:03 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:14 am. The temblor was detected at 00:14:03 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
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 seven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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