A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:47 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.7177° West, 19.1161° North, depth 7 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 12:47:47 / September 12, 2016 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pr16256009. Ids that are associated to the event: pr16256009.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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