A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.48 km (11 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:03 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8546° West, 19.034° North, depth 18.48 km. Global time and date of event 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 08:46:03 / August 7, 2020 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bagw. Unique identifier: us6000bagw.
Close 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. Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 76 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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