A minor earthquake magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (51 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:04:01 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 19:04:01 / May 10, 2020 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020131005, us70009dsc. Id of event: pr2020131005. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8181 West, latitude 19.113 North, depth = 26 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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