A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Sunday. Event id: pr2020313007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020313007. The temblor was detected at 12:29:08 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29 km (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -68.126° West, latitude 19.2693° North, depth = 29 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 12:29:08 / November 8, 2020 @ 12:29 pm.
Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 81 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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