A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 96 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/20 / 2020-03-17 22:44:17 / March 17, 2020 @ 10:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). Event id: pr2020077037. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020077037. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:17 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7238 West, latitude 19.1611 North, depth = 77 km.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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