A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8978 West, latitude 19.2423 North, depth = 20 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017308001. Unique identifier: pr2017308001. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:59:18 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 20:59:18 / November 4, 2017 @ 8:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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