A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (61 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 20:34:09 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 01:34:09 / March 8, 2018 @ 1:34 am. Exact location of event, depth 53 km, -67.927° West, 19.3515° North. Id of earthquake: pr2018067002. Event ids that are associated: pr2018067002. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 53 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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