A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr15269015. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15269015. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7825° West, 18.8383° North, depth 62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:44:11 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 23:44:11 / September 26, 2015 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km ENE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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