A minor earthquake magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92 km (57 miles). Global time and date of event 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 11:32:32 / December 13, 2020 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.1665 West, latitude 19.241 North, depth = 92 km. The temblor was detected at 11:32:32 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020348005. Unique identifier: pr2020348005.
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Otra Banda (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Otra Banda, Punta Cana (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 77 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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