A minor earthquake magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -68.2871° West, 19.1021° North. The 3.64-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:03:56 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2020267013. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0at, pr2020267013. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 22:03:56 / September 23, 2020 @ 10:03 pm.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Salvaleón de Higüey (c. 123 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Miches (c. 9 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Rafael del Yuma (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Rafael del Yuma, Miches, Salvaleón de Higüey (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eight hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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