A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020264007. Unique identifier: pr2020264007. The epicenter was at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 36 km, -68.0401° West, 18.9648° North. The 3.26-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:59:13 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 13:59:13 / September 20, 2020 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salvaleón de Higüey, Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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