A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (68 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:27:03 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.9245° West, 19.4571° North, depth 73 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017229005. Unique identifier: pr2017229005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73 km (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 14:27:03 / August 17, 2017 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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