A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 125 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018251021. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018251021. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 23:04:11 / September 8, 2018 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -67.8756° West, 19.5988° North, depth 51 km. The temblor was detected at 18:04:11 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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