A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Boca de Yuma in Dominican Republic on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:45:12 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.2703 West, latitude 17.961 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 19:45:12 / May 29, 2020 @ 7:45 pm. Unique identifier: pr2020150020. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020150020.
Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana, San Rafael del Yuma (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty 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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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: 58 km SE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic.
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