A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 22:30:17 / August 7, 2020 @ 10:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.717 West, latitude 19.0625 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:17 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bavz, pr2020220008. Unique identifier: pr2020220008.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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