Latest earthquakes near Punta Cana, La Altagracia today

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List of latest earthquakes near Punta Cana.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Apr 13, 2024 03:59PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.5 3 km SSE
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 02:39PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.2 81 km W
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 09:51AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.8 56 km NNW
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 07:17AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 178 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 03:25AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 181 km WNW
from Punta Cana
Apr 13, 2024 03:01AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.6 277 km ENE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 08:26PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 182 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 11:14AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 283 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 05:29AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.7 160 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 02:55AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.7 165 km WNW
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 12:23AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.3 173 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 12, 2024 12:01AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 157 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 09:26PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.5 252 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 04:50PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.2 188 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 06:48AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.0 75 km WSW
from Punta Cana
Apr 11, 2024 03:41AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.5 208 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 08:37PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.2 223 km WNW
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 07:58AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 182 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 07:19AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.3 174 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 07:10AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.4 49 km SE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 04:35AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.6 175 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 10, 2024 02:57AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 123 km W
from Punta Cana
Apr 9, 2024 10:16PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 3.1 136 km E
from Punta Cana
Apr 9, 2024 06:51PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.4 176 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Apr 9, 2024 05:27PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 2.1 177 km ESE
from Punta Cana

Map of Latest Earthquakes near Punta Cana

Punta Cana Earthquake Statistics

Average Earthquakes:
46 Yearly
Within 300 km, Mag 4+, last 10 years
Latest Earthquake:
Mag 3.5
Apr 13, 2024 15:59

Average

A total of 465 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or above have struck within 300 km (186 mi) of Punta Cana, La Altagracia in the past 10 years. This comes down to a yearly average of 46 earthquakes per year, or 3 per month. On average an earthquake will hit near Punta Cana roughly every 7 days.

A relatively large number of earthquakes occurred near Punta Cana in 2020. A total of 152 earthquakes (mag 4+) were detected within 300 km of Punta Cana that year. The strongest had a 6.4 magnitude.

Yearly Earthquakes within 300 km (186 mi) of Punta Cana with a magnitude of 4 or above.

Magnitude Distribution

The table below visualizes the distribution of all earthquakes that occurred within 300km of Punta Cana in the past 10 years. No earthquakes with a magnitude of 7 or above have occurred near Punta Cana during this time. Usually, higher magnitudes are less common than lower magnitudes. Small earthquakes with a magnitude below 4 on the Richter scale have been omitted from this overview.

Earthquakes by magnitude near Punta Cana (past 10 years).
Magnitude Earthquakes Percentage
Mag. 4 440 94.62%
Mag. 5 23 4.95%
Mag. 6 2 0.43%
Mag. 7 0 0.0%
Mag. 8 0 0.0%
Mag. 9 0 0.0%
Mag. 10 0 0.0%

Strongest earthquakes near Punta Cana

Strongest in 10 years:
Mag 6.4
On Jan 7, 2020 04:24.
Strongest since 1900:
Mag 7.8
On Aug 4, 1946 12:51.

The strongest recent earthquake of the past 10 years near Punta Cana occurred on Jan 7, 2020 04:24 local time (America/Santo_Domingo timezone). It had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 185 kilometers (115 mi) east-southeast of Punta Cana, at a depth of 9 km. Discover more strong earthquakes near Punta Cana in the list below.

A longer time ago, a MAG-7.8 earthquake struck on Aug 4, 1946 12:51, 95 kilometers (59 mi) east-southeast of Punta Cana. It is the strongest earthquake near Punta Cana in the past 124 years (Our data goes back to January 1st, 1900).

In the table below you will find the strongest earthquakes that occurred near Punta Cana, La Altagracia in the past 10 years. You can use the tabs to find the heaviest historic earthquakes since the year 1900 or within a specific year or distance from Punta Cana.

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List of strongest earthquakes near Punta Cana.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Jan 7, 2020 04:24AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 6.4 185 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Sep 23, 2019 11:23PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 6.0 131 km ENE
from Punta Cana
Jan 11, 2020 08:54AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.9 178 km ESE
from Punta Cana
May 28, 2014 05:15PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.8 60 km S
from Punta Cana
Jan 6, 2020 06:32AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.8 185 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Jan 7, 2020 07:18AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.6 183 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Jan 7, 2020 04:34AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.6 194 km ESE
from Punta Cana
May 2, 2020 07:13AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.4 191 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Dec 22, 2023 02:30PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.3 115 km NNW
from Punta Cana
Feb 4, 2019 10:33AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 5.3 52 km SSW
from Punta Cana

Map of Strongest Earthquakes near Punta Cana

Nearest earthquakes from Punta Cana

These are the earthquakes with their epicenter nearest to Punta Cana, La Altagracia. You can use the buttons to find nearby earthquakes for a specific year or with a specific magnitude.

List of nearest earthquakes from Punta Cana.
Date and Time Magnitude Distance
Mar 13, 2016 05:04PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.3 8 km SW
from Punta Cana
Mar 25, 2023 08:17PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.2 15 km SSE
from Punta Cana
Aug 27, 2016 03:01PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.1 18 km ESE
from Punta Cana
Dec 1, 2023 09:27PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.0 22 km WNW
from Punta Cana
Sep 3, 2017 07:52AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.2 22 km W
from Punta Cana
Oct 13, 2021 11:12PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.5 29 km SE
from Punta Cana
Mar 4, 2023 01:21AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.4 28 km NE
from Punta Cana
Apr 2, 2024 04:36PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.0 27 km W
from Punta Cana
Apr 15, 2023 06:25PM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.0 29 km SE
from Punta Cana
Aug 4, 2018 07:42AM
(Santo Domingo)
M 4.3 31 km WNW
from Punta Cana

Map of Nearest Earthquakes from Punta Cana

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions are commonly asked in relation to earthquakes occurring near Punta Cana.

When was the last earthquake in Punta Cana, La Altagracia?

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake hit near Punta Cana on the afternoon of April 13, 2024 at 15:59 local time (America/Santo_Domingo). The center of this earthquake was located 3km south-southeast of Punta Cana at a depth of 7km under land. Check the list on our website for any earthquakes occurring near Punta Cana, La Altagracia in the past hours.

What was the strongest earthquake near Punta Cana, La Altagracia?

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit near Punta Cana on the afternoon of August 4, 1946 at 12:51 local time (America/Santo_Domingo). The center of this earthquake was located 95km northwest of Punta Cana at a depth of 15km under water in the North Atlantic Ocean. This is the strongest earthquake that occurred near Punta Cana since the year 1900.

How often do earthquakes occur near Punta Cana, La Altagracia?

In the past 10 years, 465 earthquakes with a magnitude of four or higher occurred within a 300 kilometer range from Punta Cana. This averages to 47 earthquakes yearly, or one earthquake every 8 days.