A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 102 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.03 West, latitude 19.4413 North, depth = 83 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018255010. Id of event: pr2018255010. The temblor was picked up at 00:54:45 / 12:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 05:54:45 / September 12, 2018 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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