A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Id of earthquake: pr2020034028. Event ids that are associated: pr2020034028. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:33:34 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9043 West, latitude 19.095 North, depth = 21 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 16:33:34 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:33 pm.
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). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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