A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (80 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: pr16005011. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16005011. The temblor was detected at 10:31:44 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 69 km, -68.033° West, 19.6856° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 69 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 15:31:44 / January 5, 2016 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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