A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020087024. Id of event: pr2020087024. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:04:17 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 17:04:17 / March 27, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.9651 West, latitude 19.0458 North, depth = 51 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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