A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (70 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 20:20:42 / September 8, 2018 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:20:42 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018251020. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018251020. Exact location of earthquake, -68.0211° West, 19.5396° North, depth 13 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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