A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (57 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020142015. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020142015. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 22:02:36 / May 21, 2020 @ 10:02 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7638 West, latitude 19.136 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 17:02:36 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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