A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020054022. Unique identifier: pr2020054022. The temblor was detected at 09:36:01 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 14:36:01 / February 23, 2020 @ 2:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -67.9161° West, 19.0901° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages 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 76 km (47 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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