A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 97 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (60 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018062000. Event ids that are associated: pr2018062000. Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 02:10:47 / March 3, 2018 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:10:47 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8533° West, 19.2898° North, depth 75 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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