A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The temblor was detected at 01:40:30 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020175001. Event ids that are associated: us6000agxb, pr2020175001. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8666 West, latitude 19.1105 North, depth = 26 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 01:40:30 / June 23, 2020 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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