A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (57 miles). The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:01:22 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 03:01:22 / December 9, 2020 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020344001. Unique identifier: pr2020344001. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7608 West, latitude 19.1415 North, depth = 13 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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