A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 00:24:32 / February 4, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.2799 West, latitude 18.8488 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007p11. Unique identifier: us60007p11. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:24:32 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Cruz de El Seibo, Guaymate, San Rafael del Yuma. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santa Cruz de El Seibo (c. 23 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaymate (c. 6 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eight hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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