A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 05:12:17 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:12 am. Exact location, longitude -67.7591° West, latitude 19.1763° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020133005. Event ids that are associated: pr2020133005. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:12:17 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 94 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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