A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Punta Cana in Dominican Republic on Monday. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:24:42 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 08:24:42 / September 17, 2018 @ 8:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8508 West, latitude 18.9888 North, depth = 63 km. Event id: pr2018260005. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018260005. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63 km (39 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Dominican Republic (c. 9 824 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta Cana (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Punta Cana (c. 100 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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