A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 103 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (64 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020129008. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020129008. The temblor was detected at 09:24:20 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.759° West, 19.2926° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/05/20 / 2020-05-08 14:24:20 / May 8, 2020 @ 2:24 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 103 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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