A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:48:59 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.1018 West, latitude 19.5148 North, depth = 3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 06:48:59 / June 10, 2019 @ 6:48 am. Event id: pr2019161001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xki, pr2019161001, pt19161050.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 86 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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