A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 91 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (57 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -67.891° West, 19.2471° North. The temblor was detected at 09:23:45 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 14:23:45 / September 7, 2018 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2018250014. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018250014.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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