A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.7963 West, latitude 19.2423 North, depth = 63 km. Id of earthquake: pr16035001. Event ids that are associated: pr16035001. Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 06:59:30 / February 4, 2016 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:30 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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