A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:25:13 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/19 / 2019-12-27 05:25:13 / December 27, 2019 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2019361007. Unique identifier: pr2019361007. Exact location of earthquake, -68.0688° West, 19.0773° North, depth 6 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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