A minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 96 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles). Unique identifier: pr2020220002. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bagw, pr2020220002. The temblor was detected at 08:46:01 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 08:46:01 / August 7, 2020 @ 8:46 am. Exact location, longitude -68.0056° West, latitude 19.371° North, depth = 6 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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