A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:11:10 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30 km (19 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7713 West, latitude 19.2436 North, depth = 30 km. Id of earthquake: pr16262020. Event ids that are associated: pr16262020. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 20:11:10 / September 18, 2016 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 99 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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