A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (67 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: pr2019083005. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2019083005. The temblor was picked up at 05:01:47 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 10:01:47 / March 24, 2019 @ 10:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7081 West, latitude 19.3075 North, depth = 60 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 108 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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