A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 123 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: pr2018260009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018260009. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.7676 West, latitude 19.5163 North, depth = 49 km. The 3.29-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:51:56 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 19:51:56 / September 17, 2018 @ 7:51 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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