A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 113 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (70 miles). Event id: pr2018266008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018266008. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:56 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/18 / 2018-09-23 14:24:56 / September 23, 2018 @ 2:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -67.7453° West, 19.396° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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