A light earthquake magnitude 4.54 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -67.7218° West, 19.5295° North. Unique identifier: pr2020127012. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20127001, us70009b9r, pr2020127012. The temblor was reported at 14:00:38 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 19:00:38 / May 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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