A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8383 West, latitude 19.1368 North, depth = 41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:24:32 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 16:24:32 / December 4, 2020 @ 4:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020339009. Unique identifier: pr2020339009.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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