A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020068057. Unique identifier: pr2020068057. The epicenter was at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.765° West, latitude 19.1775° North, depth = 50 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 23:12:23 / March 8, 2020 @ 11:12 pm. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:12:23 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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