A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -68.121 West, latitude 19.3211 North, depth = 82 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:24:30 / 7:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 00:24:30 / October 21, 2018 @ 12:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2018294001. Unique identifier: pr2018294001.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km NNE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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