A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2020048042. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020048042. The temblor was reported at 18:38:57 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 23:38:57 / February 17, 2020 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8206 West, latitude 19.073 North, depth = 24 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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