A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 109 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7358 West, latitude 19.511 North, depth = 62 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:49:27 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 21:49:27 / May 6, 2020 @ 9:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020127028, us70009bef. Id of event: pr2020127028.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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