A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 88 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (55 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:01 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr15269014. Event ids that are associated: pr15269014. The epicenter was at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.7174 West, latitude 19.0345 North, depth = 48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 23:42:01 / September 26, 2015 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 88 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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