A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (71 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 90 km, -67.895° West, 19.4983° North. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:59:56 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: pr2018251001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018251001. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 02:59:56 / September 8, 2018 @ 2:59 am.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 114 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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