A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2020032007. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020032007. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 05:54:13 / February 1, 2020 @ 5:54 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:54:13 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.0516° West, 19.0215° North, depth 53 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana. The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-six, 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.