A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (66 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 06:35:27 / November 3, 2017 @ 6:35 am. The temblor was reported at 01:35:27 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.784° West, latitude 19.3391° North, depth = 50 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: pr2017307001. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2017307001.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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