A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr16045002. Id of event: pr16045002. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 93 km, -67.8659° West, 19.1397° North. The temblor was picked up at 00:17:41 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 05:17:41 / February 14, 2016 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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