A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 115 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (71 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40 km (25 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018255006. Unique identifier: pr2018255006. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 01:40:43 / September 12, 2018 @ 1:40 am. Exact location, longitude -67.9613° West, latitude 19.5363° North, depth = 40 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:40:43 / 8:40 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 five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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