A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:36:00 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2021029000. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcsc, pr2021029000. Exact location of event, depth 45 km, -67.7366° West, 19.094° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 01:36:00 / January 29, 2021 @ 1:36 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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