A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Unique identifier: pr2020090002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020090002, us70008ii2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/20 / 2020-03-30 04:39:18 / March 30, 2020 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2091 West, latitude 19.0846 North, depth = 7 km. The temblor was reported at 23:39:18 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days nine hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 41 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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