A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:25:40 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020189001. Id of event: pr2020189001. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7341 West, latitude 19.1768 North, depth = 20 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 06:25:40 / July 7, 2020 @ 6:25 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and four 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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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. 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: 96 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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