A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 19 km, -67.6999° West, 19.1595° North. The temblor was reported at 19:55:59 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 00:55:59 / September 27, 2015 @ 12:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles). Event id: pr15270002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr15270002.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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