A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 40 km, -68.12° West, 19.0505° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:30:54 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: pr2020161023. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a8g5, pr2020161023. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 11:30:54 / June 9, 2020 @ 11:30 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Punta Cana. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 59 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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