A minor earthquake magnitude 3.22 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 17:55:44 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020068055. Event ids that are associated: pr2020068055. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7286 West, latitude 19.23 North, depth = 59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 59 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 22:55:44 / March 8, 2020 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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