A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:24:30 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7011 West, latitude 19.2196 North, depth = 34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr15287004. Unique identifier: pr15287004. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/15 / 2015-10-14 15:24:30 / October 14, 2015 @ 3:24 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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