A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (63 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/18 / 2018-10-11 10:10:53 / October 11, 2018 @ 10:10 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8061 West, latitude 19.3168 North, depth = 46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:53 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018284005. Event ids that are associated: pr2018284005.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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