A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 00:55:45 / September 23, 2019 @ 12:55 am. Event id: pr2019266000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019266000. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:55:45 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8746° West, 18.9205° North, depth 117 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 67 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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