A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.9076 West, latitude 19.2515 North, depth = 25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 16:42:27 / July 10, 2017 @ 4:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:27 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2017191005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017191005.
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-five and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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