A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 100 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 09:17:25 / June 23, 2018 @ 9:17 am. The temblor was reported at 04:17:25 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.8563° West, 19.3213° North, depth 93 km. Event id: pr2018174005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018174005. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93 km (58 miles).
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 thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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