A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 99 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8913° West, 19.3353° North, depth 60 km. Global time and date of event 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 00:56:15 / November 24, 2017 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2017328000. Unique identifier: pr2017328000. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:15 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 60 km (37 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 99 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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