A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (79 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018237002. Id of event: pr2018237002. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:26:48 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.1033 West, latitude 19.7011 North, depth = 125 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 11:26:48 / August 25, 2018 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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