A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) was reported 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Wednesday. The 3.22-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:21:04 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 16:21:04 / February 5, 2020 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.885° West, 18.9926° North, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020036036. Unique identifier: pr2020036036.
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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