A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.59 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020132002. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020132002. Exact location of event, depth 26 km, -67.8113° West, 19.0343° North. The temblor was reported at 00:18:54 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 05:18:54 / May 11, 2020 @ 5:18 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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