A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.64 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:45:54 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 23:45:54 / December 8, 2020 @ 11:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -67.7216° West, latitude 19.065° North, depth = 3 km. Event id: pr2020343023. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpap, pr2020343023.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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