A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 22:03:55 / September 23, 2020 @ 10:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0439 West, latitude 19.0364 North, depth = 12.68 km. The temblor was detected at 22:03:55 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c0at. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0at. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.68 km (8 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Otra Banda, Punta Cana. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one thousand and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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