A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (62 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2018270010. Id of event: pr2018270010. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 13:17:15 / September 27, 2018 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:17:15 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.215 West, latitude 19.4718 North, depth = 31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31 km (19 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 100 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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