A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 117 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7106 West, latitude 19.4081 North, depth = 24 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 20:16:20 / November 12, 2017 @ 8:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: pr2017316001. Event ids that are associated: pr2017316001. The temblor was reported at 15:16:20 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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. 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: 117 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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