A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 118 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8245 West, latitude 19.5021 North, depth = 61 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61 km (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 05:25:15 / August 28, 2018 @ 5:25 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:25:15 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018240001. Unique identifier: pr2018240001.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 118 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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