A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 103 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (64 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:30:43 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009bdv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bdv. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7473° West, 19.2771° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 21:30:43 / May 6, 2020 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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