A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. Event id: pr17058002. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr17058002. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 07:34:46 / February 27, 2017 @ 7:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.9972° West, 19.0471° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:34:46 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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