A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 117 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (73 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 04:50:07 / September 11, 2018 @ 4:50 am. Exact location of event, depth 97 km, -67.7613° West, 19.4496° North. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:07 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018254003. Unique identifier: pr2018254003. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 117 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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