A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 04:13:41 / September 27, 2015 @ 4:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: pr15270008. Unique identifier: pr15270008. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:41 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7874° West, 19.048° North, depth 70 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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