A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 100 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles). Unique identifier: pr2018255012. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2018255012. Exact location of event, depth 29 km, -67.985° West, 19.3973° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 10:48:33 / September 12, 2018 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:48:33 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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