A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:27:39 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr15292010. Unique identifier: pr15292010. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7906 West, latitude 19.0655 North, depth = 27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 22:27:39 / October 19, 2015 @ 10:27 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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