A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (54 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:14 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 07:51:14 / November 20, 2017 @ 7:51 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2017324002. Id of event: pr2017324002. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8591 West, latitude 19.1815 North, depth = 65 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 87 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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