A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 103 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (64 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:59:23 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020128003. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009bib, pr2020128003. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 02:59:23 / May 7, 2020 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8821 West, latitude 19.4725 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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