A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Event id: us100095sx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017181002, us100095sx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -68.642° West, 20.0381° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was reported at 21:29:29 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 02:29:29 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 117 km NE of Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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