A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8526 West, latitude 19.1431 North, depth = 77 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:47:00 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77 km (48 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 04:47:00 / February 22, 2017 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: pr17053004. Event ids that are associated: pr17053004.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 85 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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