A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 104 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (65 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpb6, pr2020344000. Unique identifier: pr2020344000. The epicenter was at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 01:16:30 / December 9, 2020 @ 1:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -67.7145° West, 19.2558° North. The temblor was picked up at 01:16:30 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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