A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (50 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 23:26:51 / June 29, 2017 @ 11:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017180011. Unique identifier: pr2017180011. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:26:51 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.9361° West, latitude 19.1678° North, depth = 85 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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