A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 117 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 13:50:13 / March 1, 2018 @ 1:50 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:50:13 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018060004. Unique identifier: pr2018060004. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8075° West, 19.483° North, depth 63 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 117 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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