A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 11:30:55 / June 9, 2020 @ 11:30 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:30:55 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.8944° West, 18.7598° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a8g5. Id of event: us6000a8g5.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana. Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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