A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 00:26:50 / September 27, 2015 @ 12:26 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7095° West, 19.065° North, depth 36 km. Event id: pr15270007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15270007. The temblor was picked up at 19:26:50 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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