A minor earthquake magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 04:26:54 / December 27, 2019 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019361006. Id of event: pr2019361006. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:54 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0605 West, latitude 19.1468 North, depth = 7 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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