A minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Rincon in Puerto Rico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: pr2020124000. Event ids that are associated: us7000994f, pr2020124000. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.798 West, latitude 19.1108 North, depth = 27 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 01:17:35 / May 3, 2020 @ 1:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.72-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:35 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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