A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7255 West, latitude 19.2146 North, depth = 15 km. Id of earthquake: pr2020185061. Event ids that are associated: pr2020185061. Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 12:04:36 / July 3, 2020 @ 12:04 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:04:36 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 100 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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