A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 18:42:29 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 23:42:29 / January 31, 2020 @ 11:42 pm. Event id: pr2020031037. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020031037. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8238 West, latitude 18.899 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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