A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles). Id of earthquake: pr2018241002. Event ids that are associated: pr2018241002. Exact location of earthquake, -67.874° West, 19.2603° North, depth 43 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:27:47 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 14:27:47 / August 29, 2018 @ 2:27 pm.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 93 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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