A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 125 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (78 miles). Id of earthquake: pr15183000. Event ids that are associated: pr15183000. The temblor was reported at 20:35:49 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 44 km, -67.8811° West, 19.6° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/15 / 2015-07-02 01:35:49 / July 2, 2015 @ 1:35 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 44 km (27 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 125 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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